Delta variant spreading in areas with low COVID vaccine rates

COVID-19 cases are increasing in areas of the city that are seeing low vaccination rates. Coupled with growing concern about the delta variant, health officials are fearful the spread could cause pocket outbreaks.

According to the City’s Health Department, the new daily average of positive COVID-19 cases is up 32%. During his daily press briefing on Tuesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the seven-day rolling average of people testing positive for COVID-19 is 1.28%. A month ago the average was 0.59%.

Mobile COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in the Bronx COVID-19 cases are increasing in areas of the city that are seeing low vaccination rates. Coupled with growing concern about the delta variant, health officials are fearful the spread could cause pocket outbreaks.

According to the City’s Health Department, the new daily average […]

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