Two confirmed Omicron cases in Sydney

Genomic sequencing on two returned travellers has confirmed the new Covid-19 variant Omicron has officially reached Australian shores. Genomic testing has confirmed two overseas travellers who returned to Sydney on Saturday have been infected with the new Omicron Covid-19 variant of concern. NSW Health in a statement confirmed the development on Sunday afternoon after earlier … Read more

Israel To Ban Entry Of Foreigners From All Nations Over New Covid Strain

‘Omicron’: Israel’s travel ban will come into effect at midnight between Sunday and Monday. (File) Jerusalem: Israel on Saturday said it would ban the entry of all foreigners into the country, making it the first country to shut its borders completely in response to the potentially more contagious ‘Omicron’ coronavirus variant, and said it would … Read more

Omicron cases suspected in two countries

Two more countries may have been infected with the Omicron variant after recent travellers from South Africa tested positive to coronavirus. Fears the Omicron variant has spread further throughout Europe are mounting as health officials in the Netherlands and Germany suspect travellers from South Africa have brought the infection across. On Friday, the Belgian government … Read more

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