880 In Depth: Studying the rise of the Delta variant and what it means for schools this fall

TRENTON, N.J. (WCBS 880) — While many Americans are beginning to see coronavirus as a thing of the past, medical experts are stressing that the pandemic is not over, especially as the Delta variant continues to surge.

This week, Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told government officials that the agency is estimating the Delta variant now accounts for 83% of all sequenced COVID-19 cases in the country.