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Two more cases of UK COVID variant confirmed in CT; family members of one of initial variant cases in CT

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HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Two more cases of the United Kingdom COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7 has been confirmed in Connecticut Thursday.

The CT Department of Public Health and the State Public Health Laboratory confirmed the cases.

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The state says, “Both of the newly-identified cases are family members of one of the initial two individuals who were identified earlier this month through genomic testing to have the UK variant of the virus.”

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