August 09, 2023
A new COVID-19 variant has become the dominant lineage nationwide as public health leaders continue to monitor the slight uptick in admissions during recent weeks.
While severe cases and deaths remain near the lowest-recorded levels since the outset of the pandemic, it’s still important to stay vigilant, officials said.
“While the emergency of COVID has been lifted and we're no longer in a crisis phase, the threat of COVID is not gone,” Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, the World Health Organization’s technical lead for COVID-19, said recently during a press conference.
Here’s what you need to know:
Among the key takeaways:
HAP continues to monitor the latest COVID-19 public health developments and provide updates to members. The national COVID-19 data is available online.
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