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Two Men in India Tested Positive for the New Covid Variant Omicron
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Two Men in India Tested Positive for the New Covid Variant Omicron

India reports its first cases of the new Covid variant, Omicron. Two men from the state of Karnataka, have tested positive for the new coronavirus variant.Previously, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned that this new variant of Covid has a high infection risk.Officials report that one of the two men is a 66-year-old South African national, had traveled there and already left India.The second man who tested positive is a 46-year-old doctor in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru and has no travel history so far.These are the first cases of the Omicron variant to be reported in India. Health officials said that the two patients with the new strain had shown mild symptoms, as reported by BBC.According to the official release, five contacts of the 46-year-old have ...