Panama detects first case of COVID-19 Omicron variant


Reuters | Panama City | Updated: 20-12-2021 23:42 IST | Created: 20-12-2021 23:41 IST
Panama detects first case of COVID-19 Omicron variant
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Panama has detected its first case of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, the Central American country's health ministry said on Monday.

A 50-year-old who works in mining and recently traveled to South Africa was found to have contracted the coronavirus with the Omicron variant, said Luis Sucre, Panama's health minister.

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