2 Cases of UK Variant Found in Grand Traverse Co.

Two cases of the U.K. variant have been found in Grand Traverse County.

Health officials have already finished contact tracing. People who came into close contact with someone who has the variant are required to quarantine for 14 days.

The U.K. variant is shown to spread about 50% more easily than other variants. But it is not linked to worse outcomes.

Residents are urged to sign up for vaccinations when they are available, wear masks, social distance, wash hands, and stay home when feeling sick or waiting on test results.

To learn more about vaccination efforts through the Grand Traverse County Health Department, go here. 

Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus Cases