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Officials Add Vegas to Areas with Covid-19 Variant First Identified in India | India News


LAS VEGAS: The Las Vegas area has been added to places in Nevada where authorities have detected cases of a potentially worrisome strain of the coronavirus first detected in India.
The Southern Nevada Health District reported Tuesday that a woman in her 20s who had not recently traveled and was not vaccinated against Covid-19 tested positive for the variant subtype. She did not require hospitalization.
A spokeswoman for the district said Wednesday there were no more cases to report.
Eight other cases of the variant were previously identified in northern Nevada, including four confirmed last week in the Reno area.

Times of India