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No omicron in NC; most samples still delta variant of COVID-19

Posted On: Jan 20, 2022   |   Posted By: WRAL

No omicron in NC; most samples still delta variant of COVID-19

While the World Health Organization warned Monday that the global risk from the omicron variant is "very high" based on the early evidence, saying the mutated coronavirus could lead to surges with "severe consequences," no cases of that variant have been detected in North Carolina, according to the state Department of Health and Human Services.

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