Omicron confirmed in Wyoming

Albany County adult had traveled domestically


December 22, 2021

Less than a month after the Omicron variant of COVID-19 virus was detected in the United States, it’s presence has been confirmed in Wyoming. In a press release from the Wyoming Department of Health on Friday morning, it was reported lab sequencing had confirmed an Albany County adult with recent domestic travel was infected with the variant. Confirmation was also pending for a second Albany County adult as of Friday afternoon.

Both cases were initially identified by a University of Wyoming laboratory with WDH involved with confirmation.

“With the quick spread of this variant across the...

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