The new Covid strain previously found in the United Kingdom has now sprung up in Florida, the state’s department of health said Thursday.
The COVID-19 variation was found in a Martin County man in his 20s with no movement history preceding his conclusion, The Florida Department of Health said on Twitter.
Two different instances of the freak strain were discovered recently in the U.S., first in Colorado and afterward in California.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has cautioned that the new variation of the Covid could be 70% more contagious than the past strain.
Federal infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci has said he anticipates that the new strain should manifest in different states, as well.
The Sunshine State’s revelation of the change comes as health authorities there announced the most elevated every day bounce in standard COVID-19 cases ever on Thursday.
There were 17,192 new cases on the most recent day of 2020 and 133 new passings, raising the cost to 21,857.