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First Case of COVID-19 Variant Confirmed in Dallas County – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The first case of a COVID-19 variant that is said to be more contagious has been identified in Dallas County, according to county officials.

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The first case of a COVID-19 variant that is said to be more contagious has been identified in Dallas County, according to county officials.
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said Saturday that the variant was identified in a Dallas man in his 20s who had no recent history of travel outside the U.S. The man is stable and is in isolation.
The health department is working to identify and notify anyone who had close contact with the man.
Jenkins said genetic sequencing showed the infection was caused…

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