The delta variant of the COVID-19 virus is spreading like wildfire in certain areas of the country. Maryland is faring better, but there are also two other strains doctors are watching closely.

Maryland has recorded less than 100 cases of the delta variant as of last week, but the number of COVID-19 cases has gone up over the last two weeks.

"The delta variant seems to be the most commonly isolated virus from many of the samples right now," said Dr. Andy Pekosz, of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

And cases are on the rise across the United States, especially in areas with a large population of unvaccinated people.

However, in Maryland, the state health department reports 90 cases of the delta strain as of July 12.... Read More: WBAL