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WATCH: Ohio Department of Health gives update on COVID-19 Delta variant in Ohio

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Posted at 6:39 AM, Jul 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-14 11:43:10-04

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health Chief Medical Officer Bruce Vanderhoff held a news conference to discuss the COVID-19 Delta variant in Ohio Wednesday.

In case you missed it, you can watch the full news conference in the media player below:

Ohio Department of Health gives update on COVID-19 Delta variant in Ohio

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Chief Clinical Officer Andrew Thomas joined Vanderhoff to discuss the variant.

The CDC’s “variant proportions” website shows the delta variant, otherwise known as B.1.617.2, accounted for an estimated 51.7% of all COVID-19 infections in the U.S. as of July 3.

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