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Israel confirms 7 cases of omicron, 27 others suspected

The Siasat | 04/12/2021 11:16 AM | Click to read full article

Israel’s Health Ministry said Friday it has confirmed seven cases of the new omicron variant of the COVID-19, stoking fears of a pending surge in infections. Four of the confirmed cases are unvaccinated individuals who had recently returned from South Africa.

The other three include two people who returned from South Africa and from Britain and who had received two doses and a booster shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.