What is the New Delta variant of Covid?
The new delta variant is a stronger virus that is from Covid-19 itself and spreads faster causing more deaths around the globe. This new delta variant is highly severe and was released by the CDC to take action in getting vaccinated.
Delta variant spreading
The delta variant has spread in Texas with an increase of 400% of Texans being hospitalized due to this virus.
There have been new deaths reported due to this new variant, other states have already made further changes to going back to shut down or needing vaccination card to enter into social events, restaurants and more.
What you need to know about this new delta variant
This virus is spreading rapidly along Texas, unfortunately our state has not enforced facemask like other states and other precaution. We must take our own precaution’s and make sure we are getting vaccinated or keeping or distance.
Our hospitals have increased in capacities and a lot of these patients are not vaccinated. With schools opening back up again. It is hard to know whether it is safe to let your kids continue in person. Although some may be vaccinated it still does not guarantee in not contracting the virus.
There are about 15.4 million people who have gotten vaccinated with the first dose. These vaccinations are safe and have shown little symptoms of getting them. They have been available for ages 12 years old and older.
Confirmed cases in Texas
There are about 2.8 million confirmed cases in the counties of Texas. Within the past two week our state has shifted back to the red and many have been hospitalized.
Symptoms of this new delta variant
With this new delta variant comes with stronger symptoms then the regular Covid. Because this virus has mutated and has spread to many people, the virus has become stronger than before.
The symptoms of the delta variant are:
-shortness of breath
-temporary loss of smell and taste
-muscle and body aches
It is important now than ever to keep you and people around you safe. Unvaccinated people are at high risk to contract this new delta variant of Covid-19. If you are not wanting to get vaccinated, then it is important to continue to practice social distancing and face coverage to prevent this virus to spread more.
Meantime if you want to learn more about our hospice care facility and how we meet the CDC guidelines and keep our hospice patients safe from Covid-19, reach out to us at your preferred time.
SAHARA HOSPICE CARE
140 Eldridge Rd Suite B 1, Sugar Land, TX 77478