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'Dramatic increase': Delta variant makes up 83% of new US COVID-19 cases

6 days ago   |   By WISN

The average of new daily cases this week is up 66% from last week and 145% from two weeks ago, as cases surge in 44 states, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
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Highly contagious Delta variant now makes up 83% of US COVID cases, CDC says

Highly contagious Delta variant now makes up 83% of US COVID cases, CDC says

6 days ago   |   By ABC

The more contagious Delta variant now makes up 83% of all cases in the United States, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said Tuesday.
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Doctor: COVID-19 outbreaks still possible among unvaccinated

Doctor: COVID-19 outbreaks still possible among unvaccinated

6 days ago   |   By WISN

Dr. Jeff Pothof of UW Health says the Delta variant of COVID-19 can lead to a new spike in cases among those are have not yet received the vaccine.
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CDC: Delta variant accounts for 83% of US cases

CDC: Delta variant accounts for 83% of US cases

6 days ago   |   By WGN TV

NEW YORK - Health officials say the delta variant of the coronavirus continues to surge and accounts for an estimated 83% of U.S. COVID-19 cases.
That's a dramatic increase from the week of July 3, when the variant accounted for about 50% of genetically sequenced coronavirus cases.
“The best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19 variants is to prevent the spread of disease, and vaccination is the most powerful tool we have,” said Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director if the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, during a U.S. Senate hearing Tuesday.
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