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First case of Omicron variant detected in Karachi

KARACHI: The first confirmed case of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in Pakistan has been detected in Karachi, Official Sindh Health Department said on Thursday.

According to a News sources, after the first case of Omicron variant in Pakistan is reported, the experts said that if more samples are tested the more Omicron variant positive cases will emerge.

Sindh Parliamentary Secretary for Health Qasim Soomro said the woman has travel history and her contact history is being ascertained so that required measures could be taken to contain the further spread of the variant.

Source: Radio TV