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APH warns of two new stealthy omicron sub-variants as cases continue to steadily rise

(Dell Children's Medical Center/Facebook)

Two new omicron subvariants, BA.4 and BA.5, have been detected in Travis County as COVID cases continue to rise, Austin Public Health said Friday.

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'Vast majority' of passengers at Austin airport go mask-free

There were almost no masks in sight around 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday. (Matt DeMario)

Masks are no longer be required on planes and public transportation after a federal judge in Florida struck the mandate down, meaning for the first time in more than two years, passengers at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport were able to go mask-free this week.

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Downtown Austin is looking like itself again as big tech returns to the office

(Laura Figi/Austonia)

With another pandemic winter behind us and the threat of omicron waning, workers are grabbing their briefcases and heading back to the office.



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