Deaconess says Delta variant now dominant in the area

Coronavirus Watch

EVANSVILLE, Ind (WEHT) Deaconess Health says the Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus is now the dominant variant circulating in the community. They received this confirmation from the Indiana Department of Health.

The Tri-State is reporting new cases of COVID-19 at rates we haven’t seen since April. Gibson County is just one of two counties in Indiana to be in the orange zone. There is also an outbreak at a long-term care facility in Gibson County. And three of our western Kentucky counties are in the red zone for COVID cases.

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