|Gov. Gavin Newsom announced today (Dec. 30) that the mutated strain of Coronavirus that has hit the UK has now been discovered in California. The new strain spreads 50% to 70% faster. The strain was first detected in San Diego.|
The announcement adds to the bad news of COVID spread in California. Despite some of the harsher shutdown rules in the county, the state has posted the worst Coronavirus statistics in December of any state in America.