Iran reports first Omicron case

  19 December 2021    Read: 177
Iran reports first Omicron case

Iran has detected its first case of infection by the omicron variant of the coronavirus, reports citing Al Jazeera. 

The announcement on Sunday comes as Europe tries to rein in the rising number of infections linked to the highly mutated strain.

Many countries are reimposing travel restrictions and other measures weeks after the variant was first detected in South Africa.

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