Wednesday, January 19

Coronavirus – A first case of the Omicron variant detected in Italy

(Belga) A first case of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus has been detected in Italy, announced Saturday evening the Higher Institute of Health (ISS), which depends on the Italian government.

“The positive sample” was taken from a patient “from Mozambique,” the ISS said in a statement. “The patient and his family members are in good health.” Italy thus joins Belgium, the United Kingdom and even Germany among the European countries which have observed at least one case of contamination with the Omicron variant. (Belga)

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