New Jersey records first US death from UK COVID strain

Posted by on January 28, 2021 3:14 pm
Categories: US National Stories

One person in New Jersey has died from the highly contagious UK strain of COVID-19 — marking the first known US death from the new virus variant, state health officials said. The unidentified person had “significant underlying health conditions” and no history of international travel before succumbing to the illness Wednesday, according to State Health…