First case of the Omicron variant confirmed in the United States
The first confirmed case of the variant was in California.
Breaking: The first confirmed case of #OmicronVariant has been detected in the United States. Everyone 5 years and older should get vaccinated against #COVID19. Boosters are recommended for everyone 18 years and older. Read CDC's full statement. https://t.co/raCFpQ6I1h
— CDC (@CDCgov) December 1, 2021