92% of Niagara Region’s recent COVID-19 variant cases now being attributed to Delta

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Published August 22, 2021 at 12:59 am

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The Delta variant is strengthening its grip on Niagara, with the vast majority of new COVID-19 variant cases in the region being attributed to it.

According to public health data, 92% of cases over the last two weeks are either confirmed to be Delta (4%) or considered to likely be Delta (88%).

The rest are believed to be Alpha, Beta, or Gamma variants.

This brings the total number of Delta cases up to 74.

There were 19 new COVID-19 cases today (August 21), bring the total in the region to 154 active cases and 16,542 reported cases overall.

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