Suppose somebody tested positive? A team would be needed to track down everyone with whom that person had been in contact. The team came up with a list of fifty-six names. By midnight, all fifty-six contacts had been located and ordered to quarantine themselves for fourteen days. The first case was followed by three more cases, then by six, and then by an onslaught.
Tracking the coronavirus in California
Coronavirus cases fall in California
It was December, as Covid deaths were besieging California, and Helen Cordova, an intensive care unit nurse in Los Angeles, was trying to describe what it was like. Cordova said. Two months later, it is still hard to put in words how deeply the pandemic has scarred the state, but one single number told the story: 50, That is how many people have died from coronavirus over the past year in California — the first state to pass that milestone. The record was hit on Wednesday, and by Thursday deaths were nearing 51,
California near 800,000 coronavirus cases, more than almost any country in the world
A hybrid version of the coronavirus has surfaced in California after the British Kent variant and a strain found in the US merged together inside an infected person. The variant, not yet named, has only been spotted once but scientists fear there are likely to be more cases. Experts are worried because it carries mutations which appear to make it able to spread faster and also to slip past some of the immunity made from past infections or vaccines. It was formed from the Kent Covid variant — known scientifically as B.
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