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NEBRASKA HEALTH OFFICIALS REPORT INCREASE IN COVID VARIANT CASES

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NEBRASKA IS SEEING MORE CASES OF THE COVID-19 VARIANTS IN THE STATE.

FELICIA QUINTANA-ZINN, DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF THE NEBRASKA HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT, SAYS THERE HAVE BEEN OVER 200 CASES REPORTED:

VAR1 OC……….BRAZIL STRAIN. :14

SHE SAYS THE U.K. VARIANT IS THE MOST PREVALENT OF THE NEW STRAINS OF COVID IN THE STATE:

VAR2 OC………OUR WILD TYPE. :23

QUINTANA-ZINN ALSO SAYS ONE PATIENT IN DOUGLAS COUNTY WHO RECEIVED THE JOHNSON AND JOHNSON VACCINE IS IN GUARDED CONDITION SUFFERING FROM BLOOD CLOTS.

SHE SAYS IT IS AN ISOLATED CASE:

VAR3 OC……RARE MEDICAL EVENTS. :18

SHE SAYS THE STATE IS CONTINUING TO INVESTIGATE THE AFFECTED PATIENT IN NEBRASKA, WHO RECEIVED THE VACCINE TWO WEEKS AGO.