Senegal Detects First Cases Of Omicron Variant
Dakar, Dec 5 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 5th Dec, 2021 ) :A first case of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 has been reported in Senegal, in a visitor who attended an international meeting, a research institute said, while another organisation detected two more.
He had been vaccinated earlier this year with the AstraZeneca and Pfizer shots and had no symptoms by Saturday.
Dakar's Pasteur Institute said in a statement on Sunday that it had separately discovered two cases of the variant.
Senegal has recorded more than 74,000 coronavirus cases since the pandemic began.