There have been reports of the omicron COVID-19 variant around the country this weekend.
On Friday, public health authorities in California confirmed that at least five persons in Alameda County had been infected by the strain, according to public health officials. Those who have confirmed and “mildly symptomatic” omicron cases are part of a group of 12 people between the ages of 18 and 49 who have tested positive for COVID-19 and are confirmed to have omicron, according to the Alameda County Department of Public Health.
After returning from an international vacation, one of the guests attended the wedding on November 27. According to the most recent information, the genome sequencing of the remaining seven cases has not yet been completed. According to the findings, the majority of the 12 patients had received further booster doses. There are more people in New Jersey and Georgia than in any other state in the United States. On Friday, New Jersey and Georgia authorities announced that a woman who just returned from South Africa is the first confirmed instance of the variant in the two states.
A fully vaccinated Georgia citizen who was found to be Covid positive on Sunday after being totally vaccinated has been identified by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and the state Department of Health. According to the authorities, she was taken to the emergency room for treatment of minor symptoms and is now recuperating and living in an isolated area. According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, when she arrived from South Africa and left for New Jersey, the woman had been in Georgia for two days. Contact tracing was still happening in Georgia and New Jersey.
St. Louis Health Department released a statement Friday saying that the state was still waiting for confirmation from the CDC before releasing the information on the first assumed case of the variant in a St. Louis citizen (CDC). They had just returned from the United States, and it’s not clear whether they had received any vaccinations. The chairman of the St. Louis health department, Dr. MatiHlatshwayo Davis, has said that there is no reason to be worried about this citizen’s health at this time.
According to health officials, an older adult who had been fully vaccinated and had been to South Africa before developing the illness was confirmed to have the omicron variant in Utah on Friday. State health officials have reported only minor symptoms, who say the patient has received monoclonal antibody treatment.
Colorado’s second occurrence of the omicron strain was found in a patient who had just returned from a vacation to South Africa and tested positive for COVID-19. Authorities in Boulder have confirmed that the patient is now being isolated and has been warned of their strong relationships with local and state health organizations.
According to the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, there was a report of the first omicron case on Friday. The 30-year-old man’s vaccination status and whether or not he had traveled were not immediately apparent, but health officials said contact tracing was being performed.