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Omicron coronavirus variant found in five US states – Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida 2021-12-03 09:34:15 –

New York (AP) —Omicron variants of COVID-19 have been found in at least five states, demonstrating how fast and easy viral mutations can orbit the Earth.

The day after the first known U.S. case was discovered in California, the test tested Thursday after an Omicron variant infected at least five people in New York City’s metropolitan area and attended an anime convention in Manhattan in late November. It has been shown to have infected a man in Minnesota.

Authorities reported another case of a Colorado woman who recently traveled to southern Africa.

This variant was also confirmed in unvaccinated Hawaii residents who had no recent travel history.

according to Associated PressThe other four cases in New York include a 67-year-old woman from Long Island who recently traveled to South Africa, a resident of Brooklyn and Queens, and perhaps another travel-related case.

of ColoradoA woman who recently traveled to southern Africa was also infected with this variant.

Hawaiian health officials said the individual was an unvaccinated adult living on Oahu. They are not currently hospitalized and
The press reported that it suffered from “mild to moderate” symptoms.



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