COVID-19: Canada finds 1st cases of Omicron variant in Ontario

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Canada has detected its first two cases of the Omicron COVID-19 variant in Ontario.

A statement from Ontario’s Ministry of Health on Sunday confirmed that cases of the variant, recently declared as the novel coronavirus’ fifth variant of concern by the World Health Organization (WHO), were identified in Ottawa, which were reported in individuals with recent travel from Nigeria.

On Sunday, the Netherlands, Denmark and Australia became the latest countries alongside Canada to discover the new variant among their cases. The variant has already been found in Belgium, Botswana, Israel, Hong Kong, the U.K., Germany and Italy.

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