New Year’s Eve precautions taken amid Covid spike

4 months 3 weeks 4 days ago Friday, December 31 2021 Dec 31, 2021 December 31, 2021 9:57 PM December 31, 2021 in News - Local

With Covid cases on the rise on a local and national scale, the omicron variant is now causing some change to the way we celebrate the new year.

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In the Valley, the city of Pharr cancelled their New Year’s Eve Ball Drop.

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While the omicron variant has not been detected in the Valley, health officials have said they believe it's here. 

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