Officials confirm 1st NJ omicron variant case as woman who traveled to South Africa

The first case of the omicron COVID-19 variant in New Jersey was confirmed to be a Georgia woman who recently traveled to South Africa.

News 12 Staff

Dec 4, 2021, 11:30 AM

Updated 954 days ago

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The first case of the omicron COVID-19 variant in New Jersey was confirmed to be a Georgia woman who recently traveled to South Africa.
According to officials, she was in Georgia for two days before traveling to New Jersey.
She tested positive on Nov. 28 and has been in quarantine since. She is fully vaccinated, including given a booster shot.
Officials say she experienced moderate symptoms and was treated at a north Jersey hospital.


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