(MENAFN- The Peninsula) PRAGUE: The Czech Republic is examining a suspected case of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus detected in a person who spent time in Namibia, the National Institute of Public Health said on Saturday.
'A lab is checking a possible find of a positive specimen of the Omicron variant. We are awaiting confirmation or refutation of the case,' spokesperson Stepanka Cechova said in an emailed statement.
(Reporting by Robert Muller Editing by Mark Heinrich)
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