COVID-19's New 'Kraken' Pressure Is More Transmissible: What the Sioux Falls Docs Want You to Know

A new variant of COVID-19 that is more transmissible has made its way across the country and is expected to increase in South Dakota in the coming weeks,

However, they are not hitting the panic button yet, as they are still displaying the incoming information.

XBB.1.Five, an omicron sub-variant, nicknamed "Kraken", has been considered by some to be the most transmissible variation of COVID-19 visible to date

That doesn't mean it's necessarily more serious. The Sanford and Avera officers are believed to have the same degree of severity as their predecessors thus far.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the new version accounted for 43% of the cases sequenced last week

With bivalent boosters available, they are a concept to provide protection against the new XBB.1.5 version, officials from the fitness organization said.

As hospitalizations due to COVID-19 continue to be low in South Dakota, Jeremy Cauwels, the lead health professional at Sanford fitness

"That's possibly the biggest aspect of this, is that it's certainly pretty much spreading quickly, and it's taking on industry-specific things pretty quickly

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