Milwaukee, Wisconsin 2021-12-01 14:16:32 –
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the first case of an Omicron variant of COVID-19 was detected in the United States.
Breaking News: First Confirmed Case #OmicronVariant Detected in the United States. Everyone over 5 years old must be vaccinated # COVID-19 (New Coronavirus Infection).. Boosters are recommended for everyone over the age of 18. Read the full CDC. https://t.co/raCFpQ6I1h
— CDC (@CDCgov) December 1, 2021
“The California and San Francisco Public Health Services have confirmed that recent cases of COVID-19 in California individuals are due to a variant of Omicron,” the CDC wrote in a press release Wednesday. ..
“This individual was a traveler returning from South Africa on November 22, 2021. An individual who was completely vaccinated and had mild symptoms improved was self-quarantined and tested positive. All close contacts have been contacted and the test was negative. “
Click to read more details and the entire CDC statement. here..