Three new cases of UK coronavirus strain found in Warren County

WNYT Staff
Updated: January 13, 2021 06:26 PM
Created: January 13, 2021 02:08 PM

Gov. Cuomo says three new cases of the UK strain of coronavirus have been found in Warren County. That brings the total number of known cases to 15 in New York.

These cases are in addition to two others that were linked to N. Fox Jewelers in Saratoga County. At this time, there's no indication that the new cases are tied to the business.

Other cases of the UK strain have been found in Suffolk and Nassau counties, along with two in New York City.

While the UK strain is not more severe or deadly, health experts say it can spread much faster.

Meanwhile, the state's positivity rate is 7.40%.

Sadly, another 165 people died.

See a county breakdown by watching the video.

MORE INFORMATION: New York State Coronavirus Dashboard

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