New version of the Omicron variant has been detected in QLD | 7NEWS

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A new version of the Omicron variant has been detected in Queensland. It is believed to be a new type of the variant and the first of its kind in the world.

Two travelers in isolation are confirmed to have an “Omicron like” version of the illness, with more testing underway after a man from South Africa tested positive in hotel quarantine.

Victoria has also now recorded its first case of Omicron.

Infectious disease expert Professor Peter Collignon answers questions about this new variant.

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