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The more transmissible delta coronavirus variant is believed to be significantly more widespread than current federal projections, according to two top Biden administration Health officials are aware of the situation.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data released late Tuesday shows that the Delta strain accounted for more than 51 percent of new Covid-19 cases from June 20 to July 3. But the reality on the ground is likely to be much higher because states and private labs are taking weeks to submit test results to the CDC, officials said.
‘It’s everywhere now,’ said one official, adding that recent data shows the Pfizer Covid vaccine works well against the delta variant. “The danger is really in the unvaccinated community. We are starting to see more and more people getting sick and needing medical care.