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Tuesday, 25 January 2022 07:50 GMT

Pakistan confirms 1st case of new COVID strain


(MENAFN) On Thursday, Pakistan stated that it has confirmed its first case of the newly-discovered Covid-19 strain, Omicron.

The infected is a woman who does not have any history of international travel. Moreover. She went to a private hospital with Covid-19 symptoms in the harbor city of Karachi.

Based on the Health Ministry of Sindh province, of which Karachi is the capital, the state of the individual, who didn’t receive vaccination, is steady, and quarantined at her house.

On Nov. 24 South African scientists declared the detection of the new strain, which has different mutations. On Wednesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) stated that the new omicron strain, which it had announced a "variant of concern," has been discovered in 57 nations up until now.

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