First case of UK COVID-19 mutation found in US

Posted by on December 29, 2020 5:09 pm
Categories: US National Stories

The contagious new COVID-19 mutation from the UK has officially made it to the United States, Colorado health officials said Tuesday. The COVID-19 variant that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned could be 70 percent more transmissible was identified in an Elbert County man in his 20s, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis said in a statement. “There…