A more contagious variant of the coronavirus has been discovered by the Southern California government. Gavin Newsom (Gavin Newsom)Gavin Newsom (Gavin Newsom) during the state ban, the Beverly Hills restaurant apologized for distributing invitations in the indoor “speakeasy” restaurant (D) Said on Wednesday.
This condition was confirmed in the UK after Colorado officials announced on Tuesday that the new variant was confirmed in the US for the first time.
Colorado has announced a confirmed case and a probable case, which means that California may have a third known case in the United States
Officials said at a press conference later on Wednesday that the case of this new variant in California was a man in his 30s in San Diego County with no travel history, again showing that the variant is in some way Spread in the community. The man has not been hospitalized and is currently tracing contacts. Officials said there was a family connection.
County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher said: “Since there is no travel history, we don’t think this is an isolated case in San Diego County.”
In a conversation with Newsom, Fauci said that the new case is not surprising, and he expects other cases of the new variant to be reported in other states soon.
He said: “You have a case in California, and there may be more cases. I am not surprised. We are likely to see reports from other states.”
Fauci guarantees that although the new variant can indeed spread, it will not cause more serious diseases or evade the protection of the vaccine.
Fauci said: “There is no indication that it will increase virulence.” He also pointed out that the National Institutes of Health and other laboratories are closely studying it to obtain more information.
When the news was released, Southern California was particularly hard hit by the virus, and hospitals there were under tremendous pressure.
Health officials urge people to take the same precautions against the new virus variants, including wearing masks, avoiding gatherings with other families indoors, keeping distance and washing hands.
Updated at 6:21 PM