First confirmed US case of Omicron coronavirus variant detected in California

Health December 1, 2021 News
First confirmed US case of Omicron coronavirus variant detected in California

From CNN | Health by Jacqueline Howard, Kaitlan Collins and Betsy Klein, CNN

The United States' first confirmed case of the Omicron coronavirus variant has been identified in California.

In a White House news briefing, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said the case was in an individual who traveled from South Africa on November 22 and tested positive for Covid-19 on November 29.

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