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Everything You Need To Know About the COVID-19 Delta Variant in Arizona – Valleywise Health

With the COVID-19 Delta variant in Arizona on the rise, it’s important to learn how to protect yourself & others to avoid another lockdown.

In This Article:

  • The COVID-19 Delta variant is now the dominant virus strain, both in Arizona and nationwide. In three weeks, it has risen in proportion from 50% to more than 80% of cases.
  • The Delta variant is 50% more contagious than the Alpha strain, which was 50% more contagious than the original strain of SARS-CoV-2.
  • More than 99% of hospitalized individuals nationwide are unvaccinated. Vaccines protect against the Delta variant by up to 96% and reduce the severity of symptoms if you contract it.

Are you concerned about the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant in Arizona, but unsure about receiving the vaccine?

Debunk the misconceptions first so you can make an informed choice.