Spain confirmed the first case of an infected with the Omicron variant

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The Gregorio Marañón Hospital from Madrid, Spain, confirmed this Monday the first case of an infected with the variant Omicron. It is about a 51-year-old man who had returned from South Africa this Sunday. As noted, he meets “mild symptoms and in isolation”.

“It was confirmed today by sequencing. We have managed to set up an ultra-fast procedure that allows us to have the result in the same day. The patient is fine”, They affirmed from the hospital.

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Meanwhile, from the Madrid’s community, Through a statement from the Ministry of Health, they assured that it was detected with an antigen test carried out at the Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport.

This news is being updated.-

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