1st case of UK coronavirus variant confirmed in Massachusetts

WNYT Staff
Created: January 18, 2021 05:27 AM

Massachusetts has reported its first case of the UK COVID-19 variant.

Health officials say a Boston woman in her 20s flew back to Boston on Jan. 3. She remained at Logan International Airport for a two-hour layover before flying on to another state. That is where she currently is.

According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the woman became sick a day after returning from a trip to the UK.

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