How to cope when ‘Omicron’ spreads hard! Lots of infections in many countries – Post Today Around the World

How to cope when ‘Omicron’ spreads hard! infected in many countries

Date 29 Nov 2021 time 18:15

Where did the ‘Omicron’ strain of COVID-19 go and how did they cope?


Portugal’s Department of Health (DGS) has reported a confirmed case of COVID-19. 13 cases of Omicron strain on Nov 29, all of them were athletes and staff from Lisbon-based football club Belenenses SAD. One player recently arrived from South Africa.


On the same day, the Scottish government revealed it had tested positive for COVID-19. Six Omicron strains were confirmed, saying the Scottish Ministry of Health would conduct an investigation into the disease to determine the origin of the virus. as well as detecting the infection of persons who are in close contact


Germany now reports COVID-19 cases At least three omicron strains have been identified, with the first two found in Bavaria. The latest from South Africa arrived at Frankfurt International Airport in Germany, one of Europe’s busiest airports.

The air travel restrictions from South Africa took effect on Nov. 28 after designating South Africa as a high-risk area of ​​the virus spread. But German nationals in South Africa are still able to return to the country but are required to self-isolate for 14 days even after receiving the vaccine.


On November 25, Italy found a case of COVID-19. The first omicron case strain who was a traveler who came from Mozambique earlier this month The patient’s family members will know the test results within the next few days.

Italian authorities have banned travelers from seven South African countries for two weeks following the outbreak of Omicron. For people traveling there in the last 2 weeks must inform the authorities. get tested for infection and quarantine for 10 days and test again for infection


It is the first country in North America to experience COVID-19 cases. Omicron species So far, at least two cases have been found in Ontario. who came from Nigeria We are currently testing for the infection of other close contacts.

Health officials say their strategy is to try to prevent the omicron strain from entering Canada through preliminary travel bans from South Africa, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe. Until Jan. 31, Canadians arriving from the area must be tested prior to travel and self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival in Canada.


On November 28, Denmark reported a case of COVID-19. Two of the omicron strains, who arrived from South Africa by plane, are now in quarantine and authorities are tracking other close contacts.

The Ministry of Public Health said it would closely monitor and monitor the spread of the epidemic. It said the restrictions were agreed in parliament last week and are in effect today. Including the use of masks and the use of the covid pass is sufficient in this situation. Nobody wants to lockdown again. All these strategies for an open but controllable society.


France has confirmed at least eight cases of the virus in the country, initially believed to be from South Africa. But still need time to investigate the disease to confirm again.


It is the first country in Europe to find omicron infection. A person who has arrived from Egypt through Turkey and has not been vaccinated. The report said the patient had onset 11 days after arriving in Belgium. and tested positive on Nov 22.


At least two people have been infected and become the first country to close borders for all international travelers. To prevent the spread of Omicron species Visitors arriving from overseas are not permitted to use the public transport that operates at the airport.

united kingdom

Two cases were also found in connection with travel in South Africa. While Prime Minister Boris Johnson said it would increase screening measures for people entering the country. And those who come in close contact with the sick must be quarantined for 10 days. In addition, the government will review the measures to wear masks in public places again.


As many as 13 cases of Omicron have been reported in passengers traveling from South Africa. As a result, measures need to be upgraded and increased restrictions on cross-border travel. After just announcing a partial lockdown for 3 weeks to control the spread of Covid-19 When the number of infected people in the country has skyrocketed again


Australia has reported the country’s first two cases of omicron infections in people from southern Africa, both of whom have been fully vaccinated. We are currently in quarantine.

As authorities have ordered travelers from nine African countries to self-isolate for 14 days, the government is likely to rethink plans to reopen the country in the wake of the outbreak of the mutant coronavirus.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong has now reported its third case of Omicron, with officials insisting the virus has not spread in the community as the three have arrived from overseas and are being quarantined, with the first two coming from South Africa. and another from Nigeria. All three have shown no symptoms and have been vaccinated with full doses.


Botswana Ministry of Health says it has tested positive for COVID-19. At least 19 new species have been identified across the country. and was the first country where the Omicron epidemic was found As a result, many countries have suspended travel from Botswana to prevent the spread of the virus.

South Africa

South Africa who discovered COVID-19 Omicron strains are subject to travel bans to many countries around the world, including Thailand. After Omicron was identified as a worrying species President Cyril Ramaphosa expressed his dissatisfaction with the measure. by looking at it as an urgent conclusion and called on the nations to stop blocking travel from South Africa.

Photo by Ted ALJIBE / AFP