April 15, 2024

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Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers will be forced into isolation by Omicron Covid variant

Daily Mail UK

Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers will be forced into isolation by the Omicron Covid variant which is on course to drive cases higher than ever ahead of the city’s holiday celebrations. 

Daily Covid cases in the city are approaching the same level as the December 2021 peak, and the super-mutant Omicron variant is widely expected to drive infections far higher because it is has a greater ability to evade vaccines and reinfect people. 

However the effect on the city’s hospitalizations remains to be seen, with admission rates in South Africa remaining relatively low despite record infection rates. 

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