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Coronavirus: Omicron variant (also known as South African variant) was first discovered in the United Kingdom

After one case was detected in Chelmsford, Essex, and Nottingham, the individual and all members of the household were ordered to self-isolate.

Both cases are believed to be related and have ties to southern Africa.

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Portsmouth, Gosport, Fareham, Havant and East Hampshire districts.

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Covid’s Omicron variant detected in the UK

Health Minister Sajid Javid said travel bans are expected to be introduced in Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Angola, and targeted inspections are currently underway.

Chief Medical Officer, Professor Chris Whitty, States as follows. ‘We will continue to work closely with the international community to quickly collect and analyze information about this variant to understand the potential for increased infectivity or resistance to vaccines.

“It is important for everyone to take wise precautions. If there are symptoms, undergo a PCR test, isolate if requested, cover the face in a crowded, closed space, ventilate the room, and vaccinate as soon as possible. And get boost immunity. “

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to take further steps at a press conference at 10 Downing Street later on Saturday.

Coronavirus: Omicron variant (also known as South African variant) was first discovered in the United Kingdom

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