Delta Variant Caseloads Are Rising In Red States

The Washington Post reports:

The rapid spread of the delta variant of the coronavirus is poised to divide the United States again, with highly vaccinated areas continuing toward post-pandemic freedom and poorly vaccinated regions threatened by greater caseloads and hospitalizations, health officials warned this week.

The highly transmissible strain is taxing hospitals in a rural, lightly vaccinated part of Missouri and caseloads and hospitalizations are on the rise in states such as Arkansas, Nevada and Utah, where fewer than 50 percent of the eligible population has received at least one dose of vaccine, according to data compiled by The Washington Post.

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