STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Health Officials Confirm New COVID-19 Variant in the United States

Public health officials in Colorado confirmed the first case of a new coronavirus variant in the United States that was first discovered in Britain weeks ago, prompting a new set of lockdowns.

Posted: Dec 29, 2020 4:05 PM
Updated: Dec 29, 2020 4:07 PM

Fox News- Public health officials in Colorado confirmed the first case of a new coronavirus variant in the United States that was first discovered in Britain weeks ago, prompting a new set of lockdowns. The state informed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about the case. "The health and safety of Coloradans is our top priority and we will closely monitor this case, as well as all COVID-19 indicators, very closely," Gov. Jared Polis said in a statement. "We are working to prevent spread and contain the virus at all levels."

This is a developing story. Check here for updates. 

Lafayette
Cloudy
61° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 61°
New Iberia
Cloudy
61° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 61°
Opelousas
Cloudy
60° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 60°
Abbeville
Cloudy
61° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 61°
Jennings
Cloudy
61° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 61°
New Iberia
Cloudy
61° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 61°
Opelousas
Cloudy
60° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 60°
Cloudy days ahead with many chances for rain

Latest Video

Image

UL REQUIRE VACCINE?

Image

Weather 1-20-21

Image

Vaccine Scams On The Rise

Image

Rain Chances on the Rise

Image

Hurricane Land Loss Package

Image

DIY Popcorn Recipes

Image

National Popcorn Day With Pop-A-Licious

Image

Tracking mild temps and late-week rain

Image

Biden administration to rescind Keystone pipeline permit on Wednesday, sources say

Image

Traditional Cajun Mardi Gras Making Class by Teche Center for the Arts

Community Events