Madera County announces detection of U.K. coronavirus variant

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released on March 23, 2021 – 1:29 PM
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Madera County is the next Central Valley county to report a case of the so-called U.K. coronavirus variant.

On Tuesday Madera County health and fitness officials announced that an person tested favourable for the B.1.1.7 pressure of the coronavirus. The man or woman done an isolation interval and is no longer regarded as infectious with Covid-19. 

Contacts have been recognized by means of an investigation and are presently in quarantine. No other Madera County cases have been recognized with this variant to date.

“While scenarios are lowering in Madera County the discovery of this variant is about,” mentioned Dr. Simon Paul, Madera County Community Wellness Officer. “Residents ought to keep on to stay vigilant by restricting gatherings, working towards social distancing, and carrying a mask. All accepted vaccines are considered to be effective towards this variant and I strongly advocate inhabitants get vaccinated to protect by themselves and their households.”

Past week Fresno County well being officers declared the discovery of 3 U.K. variant cases that were being attributed to infections that took location in late February and early March. 

Fresno County health officials mentioned this was probably the tip of the iceberg when it will come to variants, which are detected by sample testing finished on the condition level.