Unvaccinated in NJ at risk of symptoms

The highly contagious Delta variant of COVID-19 has been discovered in New Jersey, officials said Monday, expressing concerns that millions of the state’s unvaccinated adult residents could be at risk of infection.

The variant that is rampant in some conditions, is still held at a low level in New Jersey.

But Federal officials believe it could become the dominant strain of COVID in the US as early as next month because it spread 40 to 60% more easily than other strains in the UK, where it has infected tens of thousands.

“We cannot allow that here,” said Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli at a briefing.

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