On Thursday local time, US media reported that two newly diagnosed patients with South African variant virus were found in South Carolina, which is the first report of such virus in the United States. The South Carolina public health department revealed that there was no interaction between the two cases, and there was no recent travel history, which means that the virus may have been latent and prevalent for a period of time. Based on the high infectivity of the mutated virus, local epidemic experts are deeply worried. South Carolina health official brennon & middot; traxler said in a statement that the fight against the new coronavirus is still a long way to go, and we must all realize that we are still on the front line of fighting the epidemic.
Novel coronavirus pneumonia confirmed 25686826 cases in January 28th, and the death toll totaled 431289, as of January 28th, according to · data from Johns University of Beijing and Hopki University. Compared with 24 hours ago, 134942 new confirmed cases and 3445 new deaths were recorded.