List: Confirmed omicron cases reported in these Houston-area counties – KHOU.com
The initial reported instance remained in northwest Harris Area. Since Dec. 10, individuals in a minimum of 3 various other close-by regions have actually examined favorable for the variation.
TEXAS, USA– Health authorities are verifying a lot more situations of the omicron variation of COVID-19 throughout the Greater Houston location.
The very first reported situation in Texas was spotted in Harris County on Dec 6. Since Dec 10, at the very least 3 regions in the Houston location have actually validated instances of the variation that was initially reported in South Africa.
Editor’s note: The video clip in this tale initially broadcast on Dec. 9
City of Houston
Dec. 8: Houston Methodist reported its very first 8 situations of the omicron version that were uncovered via genome sequencing screening.
Dec. 9: Houston Methodist reported a nine instance. All 9 of those contaminated examined favorable for COVID-19 in very early December. The healthcare facility really did not state whether the people were immunized or just how serious their situations are. They did claim the individuals live around the city.
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“It is clear Omicron has actually remained in Houston given that a minimum of Nov. 29 based upon wastewater tasting, yet it was likely right here quicker,” claimed Dr. David Persse, primary clinical policeman for the City of Houston. “This timeline is impressive considering that South Africa’s increase in situations started the week of Nov. 13 and also the World Health Organization determined it as a variation of problem on Nov. 24.”
Dec. 10: The Houston Health Department reported 2 extra instances of the omicron version: A female in her 20s and also a man in his 30s. Neither had actually taken a trip just recently. Nothing else information were offered.
Dec. 6: Harris County reported the very first situation in Texas on Dec. 6. Area Judge Lina Hidalgo stated the female remains in her 40s, stays in the northwest component of the area, and also had not taken a trip lately.
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Ft Bend County
The initial validated instances of the omicron version of COVID-19 have actually additionally been reported in Fort Bend County, according to the wellness division there.
All 3 individuals had actually obtained 2 COVID-19 injections, yet not a booster, and also reported just light signs and symptoms. They all stated they had not taken a trip lately.
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The Galveston County Health District reported that area’s very first well-known situation of the omicron COVID-19 version on Dec 10.
Wellness authorities claimed that a guy in between 41-50 years of ages examined favorable for the variation. According to the area, he is immunocompromised as well as totally immunized. He likewise has no traveling background.
It hasn’t been validated if the male is revealing any kind of signs or has actually been hospitalized.
The wellness area has actually been informed that a Galveston County guy, age variety 41-50, has actually gotten the COVID-19 Omicron version. He is immunocompromised and also is completely immunized. This is the initial recognized reported instance in Galveston County. The male had no traveling background.
— GCHD (@GCHDinfo) December 10, 2021
The very first reported instance was in northwest Harris County. The very first reported situation in Texas was discovered in Harris County on Dec 6.: The Houston Health Department reported 2 added instances of the omicron variation: A female in her 20s and also a man in his 30s. The health and wellness area has actually been informed that a Galveston County male, age array 41-50, has actually acquired the COVID-19 Omicron variation. This is the very first recognized reported instance in Galveston County.