LONDON (Reuters) – The UK has reported the third case of the newly identified variant of the coronavirus, omicron, the country’s Health Security Agency (UKHSA) said on Sunday, adding the individual, who was no longer on national territory. , had traveled to southern Africa.
The agency said that while in the UK, the individual stayed in Westminster, in central London.
“Our advanced sequencing capabilities allow us to find variants and take quick action to limit the spread,” said Jenny Harries, chief executive of UKHSA, in a statement.
“It is very likely that we will find more cases in the coming days, as we are seeing in other countries globally and as we increase case detection through focused contact tracking.”
(By Elizabeth Piper)
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