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11/27/2021, 2:01 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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First suspected Omicron case found in Germany, Czech Republic

Europe's second case of the Omicron coronavirus variant has seemingly appeared in Germany or the Czech Republic, as both countries have reported African travelers positive for the virus.

"Omicron variant has, with a very high degree of likelihood, already arrived in Germany," said Kai Klose, a German minister in the state of Hesse. Klose noted that the individual that tested positive has an infection with "multiple mutations typical of Omicron."

The Czech Ministry of Health also announced that a passenger arriving from Egypt has been infected with, what is believed to be the new virus strain. Both samples are being further investigated.

Baha Breaking the News (BBN) / NL