Transcript for Delta variant continues to spread across US
Now to the latest on the coronavirus. Growing concern over that highly contagious delta variant spreading rapidly across the one cluster shutting down a kindergarten. Elwyn Lopez joins us from the CDC headquarters in Atlanta with the latest. Elwyn, good morning. Another reminder we are not out of the clear just yet. Reporter: Yeah, good morning, janai. The delta variant tearing through the country fueling hospitalizations in some areas with low vaccination rates. Delta now accounting for 20% of all new infections. Missouri right now with the highest rate and in Nevada, second most populous county there, several clusters are the more contagious strain have been found including one in a kindergarten. Now, with just over 45% of the country fully vaccinated, the push to get more Americans to roll up their sleeves continues. The nation's top infectious disease expert says the best way to put a stop to the delta variant is to get vaccinated. Jnai. All right, elwyn, thank you so much.
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