Genomic sequencing conducted at the University of California–San Francisco and reviewed by scientists with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed that the case was caused by the new COVID-19 variant.
The patient traveled from South Africa on Nov. 22, began experiencing symptoms on Nov. 25, and tested positive for COVID-19 on Nov. 29. The person, a San Francisco resident who hasn’t been publicly identified, is self-isolating.
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