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Amid Omicron Scare, Dozens Of Covid-19 Cases Detected On Flight From South Africa: Dutch Authorities

India Ahead | 27/11/2021 10:40 AM | Click to read full article

Dutch health authorities said that dozens of people who arrived in Amsterdam on two flights from South Africa on Friday are likely infected with Covid-19, and they are conducting further testing to see if people are infected with the recently discovered Omicron coronavirus variant.

The variant, first reported to WHO from South Africa on Wednesday, has also been identified in Botswana, Belgium, Hong Kong and Israel.