on tuesday San Luis Obispo County health officials have reported a case of COVID-19. The first in the county
This variant is said to spread faster and easier than previous strains of the virus.
On June 15, the CDC listed Delta as a worrying variable. This means there is evidence that it is more easily spread. cause more severe disease and lead to increased hospitalizations and deaths.
Health officials say the COVID-19 vaccine still affects that variable.
County health officials said they are investigating the latest cases to understand how patients are infected with COVID-19 and to take steps to prevent the spread of the variant.
Santa Barbara County health officials previously detected two cases of the delta variant.
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