COVID-19 Variant found in Northwest VA.
The COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7 has been identified in a northwest Virginia resident.
Lord Fairfax Health District Director Dr. Colin Greene reminds us that continued mask wearing, social distancing as well as washing hands is the best way to protect ourselves.
The variant is associated with increased person to person transmission of COVID-19.
Dr. Greene stresses where the Lord Fairfax Health District is a part of the Northwest region the case may not be local.
Continued reinforcement of COVID-19 protocols is the best way to protect oneself.
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