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Gov. Newsom says San Francisco traveler with omicron variant is ‘doing well,' wasn't eligible for booster

1 month ago   |   By KSBW

The media briefing comes soon after the announcement that the first case in the United States of the omicron COVID-19 variant was found in California.
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US reports first confirmed case of Omicron variant

US reports first confirmed case of Omicron variant

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

New coronavirus strain confirmed in a person in California who returned from South Africa last month, CDC says.
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First U.S. case of omicron COVID variant identified in California

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

U.S. health officials confirmed the case in a traveler who returned home to San Francisco from South Africa on Nov. 22.
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First case of omicron variant found in California, per CDC

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

The first case of the latest concerning coronavirus variant called omicron has been found in California, according to the CDC.
The infected person was a traveler from South Africa, where omicron was first detected, and they got back to the states on Nov. 22. The patient is fully vaccinated and has mild symptoms that are improving. Their close contacts have tested negative, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Genomic sequencing, which is used to identify coronavirus variants, was performed at the University of California, San Francisco and confirmed at the CDC. The...
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