Fun news from Medpage Today:
As of Monday at 8 a.m. EST, the unofficial U.S. COVID toll is 50,846,841 cases and 806,438 deaths, increases of 925,419 cases and 9,090 deaths versus a week ago.
President Biden will address the nation on Tuesday night about the Omicron variant. (CNBC)
Despite receiving boosters, Senators Elizabeth Warren (D.-Mass.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.), and Rep. Jason Crow (D-Colo.) have all tested positive for COVID. (AP)
At least 48 people tested positive for COVID aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise that docked in Miami. (MSN.com)
Omicron now accounts for 45% of local cases in the Houston area, Houston Methodist Hospital says. (ABC 13)