New Omicron Coronavirus Strain Reaches Australia

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The remaining 12 passengers traveling with the sick are undergoing a 14-day hotel quarantine.

Australia recorded the first cases of a new variant of the Omicron coronavirus.

According to, two citizens were infected, who on November 27 returned from South Africa to Sydney .

It is noted that they flew through Doha on a Qatar Airways flight and tested upon arrival in Australia and tested positive for COVID-19.

“Two positive cases passed asymptomatic, currently the infected persons are in isolation in a special health care facility. Both are fully vaccinated, “- said in the message.

Thus, Austr Aliya has now joined the UK, Germany, Italy, South Africa, Botswana, Belgium, Hong Kong and Israel, where cases of Omicron coronavirus have already been confirmed.

Recall November 26 The World Health Organization (WHO) has qualified the new strain of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, dubbed Omicron, as causing concern. This strain of coronavirus was first identified in early November by health authorities in South Africa. The number of cases of detection of this variant in patients with COVID-19 is increasing.

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