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Delta variant causing 75% of new Minnesota COVID-19 cases

Highly infectious variant becomes dominant strain as Minnesota cases begin to rise

 

ANTHONY SOUFFLE • Star Tribune file

New COVID-19 infections are accelerating in Minnesota but not at the pace seen in other states. However, the rapid spread of the delta variant could change the picture.

The highly infectious COVID-19 delta variant is responsible for an estimated 75% of Minnesota's new cases, according to the state's infectious disease director.

As has happened across the United States and in many countries, delta has become the dominant variant, fueling a COVID-19 surge in places with low vaccination rates.

New COVID-19 infections are accelerating in Minnesota but not at the pace seen in other states. However, the rapid spread of the delta variant could change the picture.

https://www.startribune.com/delta-variant-causing-75-of-new-minnesota-covid-19-cases/600079700/

 

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