Dominican Republic reviews first case of COVID-19 Omicron variant

SANTO DOMINGO (Reuters) – The Dominican Republic has known its first case of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, the well being ministry of the Caribbean nation mentioned on Saturday.

In a commentary on Twitter, the ministry mentioned Omicron were known in an individual with gentle signs who had arrived within the nation from South Africa.

The ministry additionally mentioned it had later been knowledgeable through Chilean government that an individual who traveled to Chile from the Dominican Republic had examined sure for Omicron.

Different attainable instances of Omicron are underneath investigation, the ministry added.

(Reporting through Ezequiel Abiu Lopez; Modifying through Dan Grebler)

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