I mentioned that there was a new strain of coronavirus emerging in England and has been found here in the states. And it's been identified in the city.
Via Capitol Fax with a press release
As stated since the public learned of this new mutated strain of coronavirus it's more contagious, however, nothing has shown it's more deadly. Also the vaccines that has been developed is expected to be able to cover this new strain.
First case of more virulent COVID-19 strain identified in Chicago https://t.co/7YzeILECHU— Rich Miller (@capitolfax) January 15, 2021