IDPH announces states first case of P.1 COVID-19 variant

IDPH announces states first case of P.1 COVID-19 variant

The Iowa Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday that the state has its first case of SARS-CoV-2 P.1 in Iowa. The P.1 COVID-19 variant was originally found in Brazil and Japan. State health officials said they’re still learning about the characteristics of the strain. The variant was discovered in Johnson County by the State Hygienic Lab. The state is working with the individual to find out more about the exposure to the variant. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are 497 cases of the P.1 variant in the United States. The CDC says the P.1 variant has three mutations and impacts the transmission and antigenic profile. Three days ago, the IDPH announced reports of the U.K. variant of COVID-19 at a care facility. The IDPH reminds Iowans to wear a mask, practice social distancing, get tested if your have symptoms of COVID-19 and wash your hands regularly.

The Iowa Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday that the state has its first case of SARS-CoV-2 P.1 in Iowa.

The P.1 COVID-19 variant was originally found in Brazil and Japan. State health officials said they’re still learning about the characteristics of the strain.

The variant was discovered in Johnson County by the State Hygienic Lab. The state is working with the individual to find out more about the exposure to the variant.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are 497 cases of the P.1 variant in the United States.

The CDC says the P.1 variant has three mutations and impacts the transmission and antigenic profile.

Three days ago, the IDPH announced reports of the U.K. variant of COVID-19 at a care facility.

The IDPH reminds Iowans to wear a mask, practice social distancing, get tested if your have symptoms of COVID-19 and wash your hands regularly.

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