Though the COVID-19 pandemic remains a matter of grave concern for the unvaccinated, New York City continues to see increases in infections, especially where vaccination rates are poor — thanks to the fast-spreading Delta variant.

The strain accounted for 69% of all new COVID-19 infections reported on July 3, according to the latest city Health Department data. It has become the dominant form of the virus over the past several weeks, and the data shows that it is steadily driving up the number of cases across the city.

The city’s expanding efforts to get New Yorkers vaccinated against COVID-19 as the Delta variant continues to spread across the Five Boroughs. Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC

Though the COVID-19 pandemic […]


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