The San Diego County Public Health Department found more than two dozen new COVID-19 variant cases
A French firefighter from the Sapeurs-Pompiers du Nord, who has been deployed from France to assist in testing, conducts a COVID-19 test on a driver at the Port of Dover in Kent, where thousands wait to resume their journey across The Channel after the borders with France reopened. Trucks inched slowly past checkpoints in Dover and headed across the Channel to Calais on Thursday after France partially reopened its borders following a scare over a rapidly spreading new virus variant.(Aaron Chown/PA via AP)
Posted at 7:38 AM, Jan 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-06 12:32:08-05
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KERO) — San Diego County Public Health officials say they've confirmed a total of 24 new cases of the United Kingdom coronavirus variant.
According to ABC10, the new variant cases bring the total up to 32. Public health officials say the cases have been detected among multiple age groups, ranging from 10 to 70 years old.
The cases include 16 men and 16 women. Officials say several variant cases were confirmed just before the new year.
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