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US identifies 3rd Omicron case

WASHINGTON, Dec 2 (KUNA) -- The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) confirmed the first infection with of Omicron Variant of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the State of Colorado, the third in the United States.
"The case was identified in an adult female resident of Arapahoe County who had recently traveled to Southern Africa for tourism," the CDPHE said in a statement on Thursday.
"She is experiencing minor symptoms and is isolated and recuperating at home. She had been fully vaccinated and was eligible for the booster vaccine but had not received it yet." The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identified the first Omicron case in California yesterday and the second in Minnesota earlier today. (end) asj.gb