New UK Coronavirus Strain Detected In NY

An upstate man is the first New Yorker to fall ill with a new, potentially highly-contagious strain of coronavirus, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.

Cuomo on Monday announced a state lab detected the strain — putting New York among four states and 33 countries where the variant has reared its head.

The strain doesn’t appear resistant to newly-developed coronavirus vaccines or have a higher mortality rate, Cuomo said.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said a Saratoga County man tested positive for the strain, which appears to be more contagious. (Shutterstock) NEW YORK CITY — An upstate man is the first New Yorker to fall ill with a new, potentially highly-contagious strain of coronavirus, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.

Cuomo on Monday […]

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