There are now more than 50 cases of the faster-spreading COVID-19 variant in the U.S., according to data from the CDC, and the agency believes cases could significantly increase in the coming weeks. The CDC has identified 52 cases in the U.S. of the B.1.1.7 variant, which was first found in the United Kingdom. The majority of cases are in California and Florida, which have 26 and 22, respectively. The other four cases are in Colorado, which has two, and in Georgia and New York, which each have one.