The first confirmed case of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 has been detected in an individual in California, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated Wednesday.
“The individual was a traveler who returned from South Africa on November 22, 2021,” the company stated.
“The individual, who was fully vaccinated and had mild symptoms that are improving, is self-quarantining and has been since testing positive. All close contacts have been contacted and have tested negative.”
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