Manitoba regestired 1st Omicron case

Winnipeg: The first case of the omicron variant, also known as B.1.1.529, has been detected in Manitoba, the province says in a news release.

Public health officials are doing aggressive case and contact management, and if any public health risks are discovered and it’s deemed necessary to protect the health of others, more information will be released, the news release says.

The person who tested positive for the newest coronavirus variant of concern recently traveled to Manitoba from a federally advised country and has so far experienced mild symptoms, the province said.–Online

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