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We wrote in our March update: Well we have been here before……!
We were referencing a break and slowdown in COVID infections during March. And of course we are here in April to report a new variant that is now spreading across the Country:
Here’s what you need to know about BA.2 the new variant.
Around the world, new infections are largely due to the BA.2 version of omicron. In the U.S., BA.2 accounted for about a quarter (23.1%) of the cases for the week ending March 12, the CDC says. That’s up from 14.2% the week ending… Continue reading
Dear Residents and Family Members & Staff,
At last update, Delta was still the major, most often seen variant of the COVID Virus. Omicron has taken hold, and in most cases we now see in… Continue reading
A major concern right now is Delta, a highly contagious SARS-CoV-2 virus strain, which was first identified in India in December. It then swept rapidly through that country and Great Britain as well. The first Delta case in the United States was diagnosed in March and it is now the dominant strain in the U.S.
One thing that is unique about Delta is how quickly it is spreading.
From what we know so far, people who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus appear to have protection against Delta. A high majority of vaccinated individuals have much reduced symptoms,… Continue reading