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Covid-19: This country reports first case of Omicron variant

By Jasleen Kaur -- December 01, 2021 6:38 pm -- Updated:December 01, 2021 6:43 pm
Saudi Arabia on Wednesday reported its first case of Covid-19 Omicron variant, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

The variant was detected in an inbound citizen coming from a North African country, the Saudi Health Ministry said, adding that the infected one was quarantined and those close contacts were tested. The ministry called on the public to complete their Covid-19 vaccinations to protect the safety of all.

The Observer view on the Omicron variant | Observer editorial | The Guardian The variant was detected in an inbound citizen coming from a North African country, the Saudi Health Ministry said.

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Saudi Arabia has been witnessing a drop in daily Covid-19 cases after serious efforts were made in fighting the spread of the virus, especially the nationwide vaccination drive.

Meanwhile, Japan has started offering coronavirus vaccine booster shots to healthcare workers amid growing concerns over a new variant of the virus that has already been detected in the country.

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