[VIDEO] Dr. Voccio gives COVID-19 update

March 21, 2021–7:25 p.m.

GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

We have seen significant declines in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations from the after-holiday spike, but should we be concerned about any of the COVID-19 variants?

Dr. Gary Voccio, health director for the 10-county Northwest Health District said there are significant spikes in the variants in the Midwest, the mid-Atlantic, and the northeastern United States.

He also added that Dr. Voccio said that around 160,000 vaccines in Northwest Georgia.  57% have been administered by local health departments while the other 43% have been provided by other healthcare providers.

You can view the update below.

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