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Just In Time For Summer, New COVID-19 Variant Picks Up Steam

As travel has picked up for the summer so has COVID-19. Health officials in Connecticut are watching the trends and while hospitalizations remain flat they are seeing an increase in infections this summer, largely because of a new variant – BA.5 – that has been circulating. BA.5 is now the most dominant COVID-19 variant circulating in the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.