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Omicron outbreak: List of countries where new Covid-19 variant has been detected

World Health Organization has listed Omicron as a ‘variant of concern’ and said it could take several weeks to know if there are significant changes in transmissibility, severity or implications for Covid vaccines, tests, and treatments.

Here's a list of countries that have reported cases of the new Covid-19 variant:

1. Australia

The Australian health department has detected the Covid Omicron strain in two passengers in Sydney. Both passengers came from southern Africa and arrived in Australia on a Qatar Airways flight via Doha.

Another 12 passengers from southern Africa on the same flight did not test positive for Covid but had been placed in quarantine.

2. Italy

The Italian news agency LaPresse says an Italian who traveled to

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World Health Organization has listed Omicron as a ‘variant of concern’ and said it could take several weeks to know if there are significant changes in transmissibility, severity or implications for Covid vaccines, tests, and treatments.
COLOMBO (News 1st); Sri Lanka has decided to expedite the process to detect the new COVID-19 variant.Dr. Chandima Jeewandara, the head of the Department of Immunology and Molecular Biology at Sri Jayewardenepura University speaking to News 1st said the new variant can be detected from PCR tests and that the Health Ministry is taking measures to prevent the variant from entering Sri Lanka.“There are about 30 S-gene mutations of this variant.

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