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Mainland China detects first case of Omicron coronavirus variant - state media

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By Reuters
Mainland China detects first case of Omicron coronavirus variant - state media
Mainland China detects first case of Omicron coronavirus variant - state media   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021

– Health authorities in northern China’s port city of Tianjin have detected the first case of the Omicron coronavirus variant in the country’s mainland, the state-run Tianjin Daily reported on Monday.

The infection was discovered in a traveller who arrived in the city from overseas on Dec. 9, the newspaper said, adding that the patient is currently being treated in isolation in hospital.