CLINTON COUNTY, Mich. — A new variant of the coronavirus has been confirmed in central Michigan.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services confirmed with 13 ON YOUR SIDE that a case of the COVID-19 variant B.1.617 has been identified in Clinton County. B.1.617 was first detected in India.
Michigan has recently been a hotspot for COVID-19 variants. Currently, over 6,000 cases of different variants have been identified throughout the state.
Below is a chart of the identified variants in Michigan. It has not been updated with the B.1.617 variant above.
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