Health Information: Detection Of COVID-19 Variant ‘Omicron’

15 January 2022
2022-01-15 08:19

Ministry of Health released information on detection of the COVID-19 variant ‘Omicron’. The information states that the Ministry is continuously conducting “COVID-19 Molecular Disease Surveillance”, and releasing information on the detection of COVID-19 variant ‘Omicron’.

The laboratory samples of the COVID-19 virus of 3 foreigners entering from the Philippines and Malaysia by relief flights were tested. The test shows that they have the COVID-19 variant ‘Omicron’. They have been admitted to designated hospitals for medical treatment - those who took the same flights with them now undergo quarantine and lab tests.

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