(CBS DETROIT) – There are new concerns over a rise in COVID cases tied to the Delta variant of the virus.
Michigan confirms as of Monday there are now at least 25 cases of the strain originating from India. Two of the cases were confirmed in Wayne and Oakland counties.READ MORE: Michigan Launches MI Benefits Center To Help Residents Apply For Food Assistance
Overall, cases and deaths linked to COVID-19 are down.READ MORE: Multiple Students Facing Charges For School Threats In Metro Detroit
The CDC says the best way to avoid the Delta variant is still to get vaccinated.MORE NEWS: Michigan Medicine Pauses Vaccine Mandate For Its Union Employees, Including Nurses
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