ORLANDO, Fla. — Orange County leaders confirmed Thursday that a case of the U.K. COVID-19 variant has been detected in Orange County.
Orange County Health Officer Dr. Raul Pino said the person acquired it while on a trip to Mexico.
BREAKING: Health Officer Dr. Raul Pino says a case of the UK variant has be found in Orange County. He says the person acquired it while on a trip to Mexico. He says this variant is much more contagious and can be more deadly. @WFTV— Lauren Seabrook (@LSeabrookWFTV) February 4, 2021
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The state of Florida has 186 documented cases of the B.1.1.7. U.K. COVID-19 variant, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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