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NEW YORK — The new omicron COVID-19 variant has raised the alarm and prompted local officials to re-evaluate measures to mitigate the spread of the virus.

All this comes as many of New York’s top politicians eye the 2022 race for governor.

PIX11’s Ayana Harry, New York Post City Hall Bureau Chief Julia Marsh and THE CITY reporter Katie Honan joined PIX on Politics host Dan Mannarino for this week’s panel.

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