The Maine CDC has identified the first cases of the BA.2 COVID-19 variant in the state. The BA.2 variant reportedly is more contagious than omicron.
If you test positive, the CDC says that you should stay home and get in touch with a health care provider.
Early data suggests that BA.2 is more contagious than the current omicron variant https://t.co/OY2vik8AOe
— Jennifer Long (@JenniferWGME) February 28, 2022