Omicron variant: Your questions answered

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Sky News puts your questions on the Omicron variant, face coverings and new restrictions to our panel of experts.

A further nine cases of the new variant have been identified in England and one more in Scotland, the UK Health Security Agency has said – taking the UK total to 32 (22 in England and 10 in Scotland).

France has tightened its rules for people travelling into the country from outside the European Union amid growing fears about the new variant, as the World Health Organisation says blanket travel bans ‘will not prevent the international spread of Omicron’.

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