The first cases of the new COVID-strain “Omicron” were recorded in Romania: what is known

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The first cases of the new COVID strain

“Omicron” confirmed in a 48-year-old woman and a 59-year-old man.

In Romania, on Saturday, December 4, they announced the discovery of the first cases of the new COVID-19 Omicron strain in the country. p>

This is reported by Digi24 with reference to the Romanian Ministry of Health.

It is noted that this variant of the coronavirus was confirmed in two repatriated passengers of a flight from South Africa, which landed in Bucharest on November 30. p>

“This is a 48-year-old woman from the Brasov district and a 59-year-old man from the Vaslui district,” the report says. “Both people are isolated at home and have no symptoms.”

Meanwhile , the National Institute of Military Medical Research Cantacuzino in Bucharest continues to check the athlete from Baia Mare, who is also suspected of having Omicron disease.

Recall, according to WHO, the world has not yet been registered no fatalities associated with the Omicron COVID strain.

November 26 The World Health Organization has qualified the new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus strain, dubbed Omicron, as a cause of concern. This variant was first discovered on November 9 in southern Africa.

As you know, Omicron has already been found in Europe . The Ministry of Health of Ukraine predicts that this strain of coronavirus will reach our country in a few weeks.

Ukrainians who were in the states where Omicron was found will be obliged upon their return < strong> go through self-isolation .

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