Conn. (WTNH) — In today’s health headlines, new omicron variants and what you need to know.

Connecticut’s COVID-19 positivity rate is up to 7.35%, and hospitalizations are also on the rise. Should you mask up, even if it’s not required?

Doctor Arjun Venkatesh, the chief of emergency medicine administration at Yale Medicine and associate professor at Yale School of Medicine, is discussing these topics.

View the video above for the full interview.