Officials: Omicron variant now reported in New Castle, Montgomery counties

Officials say two of the infected are fully vaccinated, while the other two are not.

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Health officials in New Castle County, Delaware and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania say Omicron has been detected.

NEW CASTLE, Delaware (WPVI) -- Health officials in Delaware say the COVID-19 variant Omicron has been detected in their state.

Officials say two adults in their thirties, a teenager and a child under the age of 10, have the variant.

Health officials say two of the infected are fully vaccinated, while the other two are not.

They all live in New Castle County.

Meantime in Pennsylvania, officials in Montgomery County are reporting their first case of the Omicron variant.

Officials say a Whitpain Township resident in their twenties has been infected.