UK Confirms First Two Cases Of New Covid Strain 'Omicron'

We have moved rapidly and the individuals are self-isolating while contact tracing is ongoing, Health Secretary Sajid Javid said in a statement.

UK Confirms First Two Cases Of New Covid Strain 'Omicron'

Both cases were linked to travel from southern Africa. (Representational)

London:

Britain on Saturday confirmed its first two cases of the new Omicron strain of Covid-19, both linked to travel from southern Africa.

"We have moved rapidly and the individuals are self-isolating while contact tracing is ongoing," Health Secretary Sajid Javid said in a statement.

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