Local health officials say two coronavirus variants are now in the Houston area. Dr. David Persse, chief medical officer for the city of Houston, announced on Monday that two men recently tested positive for the UK variant of the virus. He says one is in the hospital and the other one isn’t. Dr.
Jacquelyn Johnson Minter, the director of Fort Bend County Health and Human Services, says the South African variant was found in a man who traveled by air to a domestic destination. She says the patient has recovered.