Omicron Presence Alert

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December 02. The World Health Organization deemed coronavirus variant B.1.1.529 — also known as omicron — a variant of concern and the U.S. followed suit Nov. 30 also classifying it as a variant of concern. The nation’s first cases have been reported as U.S. officials race to contain it.

  1. The first case of a COVID-19 patient with the omicron variant in the U.S. was detected by officials in California on Dec. 1. The Los Angeles Public Health Department reported a second case Dec. 2.
  2. The Minnesota Department of Public Health reported the first case of the omicron variant in the state on Dec. 2.
  3. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment officials confirmed the state’s first case of the omicron variant on Dec. 2.
  4. New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Dec. 2 five cases of the omicron variant were reported in the state.
  5. The Hawaii Department of Public Health confirmed a case of the omicron variant Dec. 2.

Source: Beckers Hospital

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