Baraboo, Wisconsin-The Sauk County Health Department said it has found a variant of the coronavirus in the county, which is believed to be easily spread from person to person.
Last summer, the B.1.427 variant came from California for the first time. The Wisconsin Department of Health is tracking the state̵
Treemanisha, Director of Public Health of Sauk County, urged: “After the emergence of this new strain in our county, it is more important that we all continue to wear masks, keep our distance, and wash our hands to stop the spread of COVID-19.” Said on Facebook.
On Wednesday, the Sauk County Public Health Department told News 3 Now that they will not issue a mask authorization after the state Supreme Court rejects the statewide authorization. Stewart told “News 3” that now they do not have the power to enforce mandatory orders, but urge everyone to wear a mask.
As of last week, the Department of Homeland Security has counted 78 cases of B.1.1.7 “British variant”, 2 cases of B.1.351 “South African variant” and 1 case of P.1 “Brazil variant”.
Pfizer released new data on Thursday, saying that its vaccine is still effective against variants of this virus.
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