Houston COVID-19 'community level' at 'medium'

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Houston's COVID-19 "community level" is now at "medium."

So what does that mean?

Doctors say people at high risk for severe illness should consider wearing a mask when indoors in public.

Experts say the new COVID-19 variant, XBB.1.5, could be to blame for the rise in cases.