First San Diego person with Omicron COVID-19 identified

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The San Diego person had been traveling and was vaccinated and had booster  SAN DIEGO - San Diego County identified its first case of the Omicron COVID-19 variant in its latest data, the county Health and Human Services Agency announced.   The infection was found in a San Diego resident who had recently traveled abroad. The patient, who had been vaccinated and received a booster, was not hospitalized and is under isolation. The patient tested positive for the virus on Wednesday, the county reported. The San Diego Epidemiology and Research for COVID Health Alliance then conducted whole genome sequencing and identified the Omicron variant in the positive sample Thursday morning. The county HHSA is conducting an investigation to identify people who may have had close
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