China Reports First Case of Omicron Variant

By Reuters
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December 13, 2021 Updated: December 13, 2021

Health authorities in northern China’s port city of Tianjin have reported the first case of the Omicron coronavirus variant in the country’s mainland, the state-run Tianjin Daily said on Monday.

The infection was discovered in a traveler who arrived in the city from overseas on Dec. 9, the newspaper said, adding that the patient is currently being treated in isolation in hospital.

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