The new phase of the plauge has debuted in the Show-Me State.
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"Although there is much we still need to learn about this new variant, we do know the best tool currently available to protect ourselves from COVID-19 is personal prevention. I urge Missourians to seek information on the Omicron variant from DHSS and trusted medical sources opposed to social media," said Donald Kauerauf, DHSS director, in a news release. "We also encourage Missourians to remain vigilant in protecting themselves and staying informed this holiday season as this new variant is investigated further."
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by: Heidi Schmidt Posted: / Updated: JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - The first case of the COVID-19 variant, omicron, has arrived in Missouri, according to the Missouri Department of Health. Someone living in St. Louis is presumed positive for the variant after the person's sample was sequenced for the variant at a lab.
The Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services announced Friday the state's first case of the omicron variant. DHSS was notified by public health partners of a sample presumed positive for the omicron variant originating from a St. Louis City resident who had recent domestic travel history.
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) --- The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services says it has its first case of the Covid-19 variant known as Omicron. "Although there is much we still need to learn about this new variant, we do know the best tool currently available to protect ourselves from COVID-19 is personal prevention.
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