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COVID-19 cases are on the rise on Long

Long Islanders on omicron variant in Suffolk County

COVID-19 cases are on the rise on Long Island, and a Suffolk County woman was diagnosed this week with the new omicron variant. Long Islanders weigh in on the variant, vaccines and boosters. Newsday's Marissa Sarbak reports. Credit: Howard Schnapp; Newsday file footage


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