COVID-19 test being processed for testing. (Credit: WINK News)

First presumptive case of omicron COVID-19 variant detected in Florida

The Florida Department of Health says it has detected the first presumptive case of the omicron COVID-19 variant in Florida.

A spokesperson for the department of health says contact tracing has been conducted. They have not yet said where the case was detected

The presumptive omicron sample has been sent to the CDC to have it confirmed as omicron.

The Breaking News Authority will continue to update this story as new information is confirmed.

Writer:Matthew Seaver
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