Masks Again? New COVID BA.2 Variant Found Near Buffalo
There are reports of a new surge in COVID-19 cases that has a few officials in New York State concerned. The surge is attributed to a new variant of COVID-19 that has emerged.
According to reports, Health officials in Monroe County say the new surge in COVID-19 cases can be traced to the onset of the latest subvariant of COVID-19, known as BA-dot-2. The CDC says the variant is now the most dominant one in the country.
Here in Erie County, there has been an increase in cases of COVID as well recently.
The Health Department in both Monroe and Erie County still are urging residents to get a vaccine for COVID or a booster.