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Omicron variant detected in Florida, health officials say

Health officials confirmed Tuesday that the omicron variant of COVID-19 has been detected in Florida.RELATED: Tracking COVID-19 in FloridaThe variant was detected at a VA hospital in Tampa.According to an official from the VA, the patient is experiencing mild symptoms and had recently returned from international travel. Later Tuesday, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a positive case of the omicron variant in St. Lucie County. ‘Concerned but not panicked’: Local doctor reacts to omicron in South FloridaThis is a developing story and will be updated as more information is made available.

Health officials confirmed Tuesday that the omicron variant of COVID-19 has been detected in Florida.

RELATED: Tracking COVID-19 in Florida

The variant was detected at a VA hospital in Tampa.

According to an official from the VA, the patient is experiencing mild symptoms and had recently returned from international travel.

Later Tuesday, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a positive case of the omicron variant in St. Lucie County.

‘Concerned but not panicked’: Local doctor reacts to omicron in South Florida

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information is made available.

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