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Washtenaw County Health Department alerts public to possible exposures to COVID-19 variant, urges testing – MLive.com

A total of five cases of the variant have been identified in Washtenaw County.

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ANN ARBOR, MI The Washtenaw County Health Department announced Saturday that it is aware of a possible public exposure to the COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7.
A total of five cases of the variant have been identified and additional sequencing continues for other possible cases already positive for COVID-19, according to the Jan. 23 news release from the health department.
Officials say brief, public exposures are not normally a COVID-19 exposure concern but the B.1.1.7. variant is more easily transmitted…

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