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Australia detects first Omicron variant infections

2 months ago·Canberra, Australia
General Summary
Australian officials confirmed Sunday that two overseas travelers arriving in Sydney are the first to test positive in the country for the omicron variant of the coronavirus, as nations around the world tightened controls against the worrying new strain.
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Yahoo News

New coronavirus variant Omicron keeps spreading, Australia detects cases

Health officials in Australia's most populous state, New South Wales, said two passengers who arrived in Sydney from southern Africa on Saturday evening had tested positive for the Omicron variant of the coronavirus. Another 12 passengers from southern Africa were also in 14 days of hotel quarantine, while around 260 other passengers …

2 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
Ownership:Verizon Communications
Times of India

Travel curbs aimed at Covid variant Omicron tighten across the world

Rest of World News: HONG KONG: Australian officials were racing Sunday to conduct further tests on passengers arriving from southern Africa who tested positive for Covid-.

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
Ownership:Sahu Jain family
The Guardian

Covid update: Australia confirms first Omicron cases

Two international arrivals to New South Wales have tested positive for the new variant, health authorities have confirmed

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
Ownership:Scott Trust Limited

New coronavirus variant Omicron keeps spreading, Australia detects cases

- The new Omicron coronavirus variant kept spreading around the world on Sunday, with two cases detected in Australia, even as more countries tried to seal themselves off by imposing travel restrictions. Health officials in Australia's most populous state, New South Wales, said

2 months ago·United Kingdom
Ownership:The Woodbridge Company
News18 India

Australia Confirms First Covid Omicron Infection in Two Passengers, Panic Grips Sydney

The eastern state of New South Wales' health authority said it had conducted urgent genomic testing and confirmed the new strain was present in two passengers.

2 months ago·India
Ownership:Dhirubhai Ambani
The Hindu

Australia detects first COVID-19 Omicron infections

Both passengers came from southern Africa and arrived in Australia on a Qatar Airways flight via Doha.

2 months ago·India
Ownership:The Hindu Group

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