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(Fighting against New Coronary Pneumonia) The second case of Omi Kiron strain infection confirmed in the United States has visited New York
China News Service, New York, December 2-The Minnesota State Department of Health said on the 2nd that the state had its first case of infection with a new mutant virus Omi Keron strain. This patient had participated in an animation festival in New York City.
According to the National Broadcasting Corporation, a Minnesota resident was confirmed by the local health department on the 2nd as the second case of the Ome Keron strain in the United States. The patient developed mild symptoms on November 22 and was tested for the new crown virus on the 24th. , The result was positive, and he was later diagnosed with Omi Keron strain.
Minnesota Department of Health Minister Jan Malcolm said at the press conference that day that the state’s new coronavirus variant surveillance system detected this case. This patient had attended the Javits Center in New York on November 19. At the Anime NYC animation festival on the 21st, relevant departments urged him to self-quarantine after the diagnosis, and his physical condition has recovered.
Malcolm said that the patient has completed the new crown vaccination, but has not yet received a booster shot. The discovery of this case shows the importance of the health department to continue to take effective measures to control the spread of the new crown virus, including encouraging people to get the new crown vaccine and booster injections, wearing masks in public places, and timely testing for symptoms.
Earlier, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul and the state’s health officials stated that it was only a matter of time before New York State found a case of Omi Kiron strain infection, and the time window is rapidly shortening, and relevant departments should prepare in advance.
On December 1, the United States confirmed the country’s first case of Omi Kiron strain infection, which occurred in California. On November 26, the White House has announced travel restrictions on eight African countries, including South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, and Lesotho. (over)
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