COVID surges in some places, count remains low locally July 21, 2021 - 04:00 Posted in: News Cities such as Austin are reporting upticks in coronavirus (COVID) cases, and officials state the cases are mainly among unvaccinated people. It is believed that most of the newly confirmed COVID cases resulting in hospitalization are due to the delta variant strain of the virus, a highly dangerous and transmissible strain ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!