India 'Double Mutant' COVID Variant Driving Catastrophic Surge Also Found In U.S., Bay AreaAmid an exponential rise in COVID cases in India, the so-called "double mutant" strain helping fuel India's cases has now been found across the U.S., including in the Bay Area and in at least 18 other countries and territories.
Cases of United Kingdom COVID Variant Appear In Marin County For 1st TimeTwo cases of the United Kingdom variant of COVID-19 have appeared in Marin County for the first time, health officials announced Tuesday.
COVID South African Variant Cases Found In Bay Area; 1st in CaliforniaThe first California cases of a South African variant of the COVID-19 virus have been found in Bay Area.
'Rays Of Hope;' COVID Surge Flattening, Rate Of Transmission Declining, Says California Health Secretary GhalyCalifornia is beginning to see a flattening or a decline in COVID data, including hospitalization rates, positivity rates and the rate of transmission, according to the state's top health officials.
COVID Surge: California Confirms Over 42,000 New Cases; CDC Warns Of UK Variant Growing In StateHealth officials in Sacramento announced that California had confirmed 42,655 new COVID-19 cases as the CDC issued a dire warning about the more transmissible UK variant that has been detected in 32 cases in the state.