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New COVID Variant

December 19th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

With UPMC reinstating its masking requirements starting on Wednesday, a quick look shows both respiratory illnesses and COVID seeing an uptick through the fall and early winter. Allegany County has had 88 cases of COVID reported to-date in December. A new sub-variant is now spreading across the US – variant J-N-1,  seen as “highly contagious” according to sources. ABC’s Reena Roy has more…