SignIn
Kerala Kaumudi Online
Thursday, 27 January 2022 10.22 PM IST

Oman records first case of COVID-19 Omicron variant as two test positive

omicron-

MUSCAT: The new variant of Covid, Omicron, has been confirmed in the Gulf nation of Oman. Two people have tested positive for the variant in the country, the health ministry said. The new variant was found in two people who came from outside the country.

Earlier in the day, the Supreme Committee of Oman decided to give a third dose of the vaccine to people 18 and older as part of the Omicron defense.

Omicron was also confirmed in China today. The disease was confirmed in the northern Chinese port city of Tianjin as a traveler from abroad on December 9 contracted the disease. The first Omicron death was also reported in the UK today. The announcement was made by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

JOIN THE DISCUSSION
TAGS: COVID, OMICRON VARIANT, OMAN, CASES, COVID-19
KERALA KAUMUDI EPAPER
TRENDING IN WORLD
X
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet
consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.
We respect your privacy. Your information is safe and will never be shared.