In Spain, a case of infection with the new mutant virus ‘Omicron’ was confirmed in Spain.
According to the Associated Press on the 29th (local time), the first confirmed case of Omicron was confirmed at a hospital in Madrid, Spain.
The patient was a man who recently stayed in South Africa and arrived in Spain the day before. The condition is reported to be good.
To prevent the inflow of Omicron, the Spanish health authorities have imposed entry restrictions on countries in South Africa, including South Africa, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, and Zimbabwe, as of today, and decided to quarantine all passengers for 10 days. Sweden On the same day, the first case of infection with Omicron was reported.
According to the Swedish Public Health Agency, the man had traveled to South Africa a week ago and tested positive after returning home. Sweden also tightened entry restrictions on South Africa on the 26th.
In Italy, the spouse and two children of the first confirmed patient of Omicron have been infected.
All four people showed vaccine protection, and so far no significant symptoms have been shown, local authorities said.
Israel also confirmed the second case of Omicron infection in a woman who had recently traveled to South Africa the day before.
So far, 17 countries have confirmed Omicron infection worldwide, including South Africa, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, Botswana, Sweden, Spain, UK, Austria, Israel, Italy, Czech Republic, Canada, Portugal, Australia, Hong Kong, etc. am.
Copyright by dongA.com All rights reserved.