More cases of new Covid variant found in the U.S., threatening to worsen nation’s outbreak
A man receives a nasal swab COVID-19 test at Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) amid a coronavirus surge in Southern California on December 22, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.
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Three states across the U.S. have now identified cases of the new coronavirus strain in people with no travel history, a sign that the variant could already be spreading unknowingly among Americans.
Florida health officials on Thursday announced that they found the state’s first case of Covid-19 with the new, more infectious virus variant. The man, who lives in the county just north of West Palm Beach, is in his 20s with no history of traveling, the Florida Department of Health said in a Twitter post.
The Florida man is among the first handful of people to be diagnosed with the …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]