Welcome back, tonight covid cases are on the rise once again, fueled by a recent Omicron strain.
The CDC⁽¹⁾ reports the BA-5 sub-variant is the most dominant in the U.S right now.
美国疾控中心报告称BA-5亚型毒株目前在美国占主导地位的。⁽¹⁾CDC，美国疾病控制与预防中心（The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention）。
New cases and hospitalizations forcing some cities to reconsider mass mandates. Just this week the Cobb county courthouse reinstated its mass mandate.
As the county along with Douglas county report they're now in the high community transmission category.
As CBS 46's Madeleine Montgomery explains some medical experts are calling the recent covid strain one of the worst.
It's been over two years since the coronavirus took over our world and despite millions people being infected by the contagious illness many folks were able to avoid it.
Never I hadn't avoided it somehow. - I've never had it before matter of fact gone through two years of teaching hundreds of kids every day, didn't get it, thought I wasn't gonna get it
我从来没有逃避过。 - 我以前从来没有感染过，事实上，我两年的时间每天教几百个孩子，我没有感染，我认为我不会感染的。
The covid came for these church friends. - I'm an elementary PE teacher and I got it two days after school was out.
新冠病毒感染了这些教会朋友。 - 我是一名小学体育老师，我是在学校放假后两天感染的。
The latest Omicron offshoot BA-5 has quickly become dominant in the U.S .
According to the CDC, antibodies from vaccines and previous covid infections offer limited protection against it.
Like I've got the vaccine the booster and so now I'm thinking natural immunity I've got it all.
Georgia's department of public health graphs show confirmed cases have been on the rise consistently since May.
Three months ago the state's average of new cases was around 250 a day, now there are two to three thousand people testing positive each day.
Put me down for three good days, I couldn't really get up off the couch.
Exact numbers are hard to determine according to medical experts because many people are testing at home or not even at all.
The CDC reported over 100,000 new cases a day on average, but infectious disease experts say that number could actually be as many as a million and despite the rise in cases this strain isn't looking to be too dangerous.
It really was not bad at all, I tested and of course I had covid, but I went and ran and I worked in the yard.
The top five counties in Georgia with the most covid cases, Fulton Gwinnett Cobb Dekalb and Clayton, aka⁽²⁾ Metro Atlanta.
乔治亚州新冠肺炎病例最多的前五个县，富尔顿县、格温奈特县、科布县、迪卡布县和克莱顿县，又称作亚特兰大大都会。⁽²⁾AKA，是一个网络流行词，是“Also Known As”的缩写，意思是又名、亦称、也被称为。当某人或某事有广为人知的别名时，可以用AKA来介绍。
Reporting in Tucker, Madeline Montgomery CBS 46 news.