Omicron COVID-19 variant spreads to Italy

Saturday, 27. November 2021 22:08

Italy has registered its first case of the new Omicron strain of COVID-19, joining Germany, Belgium and the United Kingdom on the list of European nations that have confirmed infections of the new variant thus far, Italy's National Health Institute announced.

The Italian citizen that tested positive is double-vaccinated. He arrived from Mozambique on November 11 and remains in good condition with only mild symptoms of the virus, according to the agency.

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