Rochelle Walensky, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, stated, “We are aware that we have several dozen cases, and we are closely monitoring them. The number of probable cases is growing by the day, and we are hearing about more and more of them,” according to Sputnik, which cited ABC’s “This Week” program “on the following Sunday
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “we are seeing approximately 90 to 100,000 cases per day in the United States, and 99.9 percent of them are the delta variant…there are a variety of interventions that are effective against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID, regardless of the variant that we have seen previously.”
On December 1, the United States reported its first case of Omicron.
“The administration of US President Joe Biden has stated that the Omicron variant is a source of concern but not alarm,” according to Sputnik. According to White House COVID-19 experts, the United States is in a better position to deal with the Omicron strain of the coronavirus than it was with previous variants of the virus, according to Sputnik.