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Second case of omicron variant confirmed in Utah

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Posted at 9:04 AM, Dec 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-09 11:19:49-05

SALT LAKE CITY — A second case of the omicron variant of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Utah.

The Utah Department of Health said the fully-vaccinated male between 25-44 years old, but had yet to receive a booster.

Officials reported the state's first omicron case last Friday, confirming it was a person who tested positive for the variant after returning home from South Africa. The person had experienced only mild symptoms and was quarantining at home.