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Covid-19: New coronavirus omicron variant BA.2 enters Shasta County, health authorities say 03/30/2022

Published March 31, 2022

A new strain of the coronavirus related to the original omicron variant is spreading in Shasta County.

The new BA.2 variant is more contagious than its predecessor, original omicron — which caused widespread infection throughout the North State from late December to February, according to county health data.

https://www.redding.com/story/news/2022/03/30/new-coronavirus-omicron-variant-stealth-omicron-contagious-covid-ba-2-strain-spreads-shasta-county/7225228001/

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