Pakistan detects first Omicron case

DM | Published: 12:42 PM Dec 9 2021
World Pakistan detects first Omicron case

Authorities in Pakistan have detected the first case of the Omicron variant of coronavirus, a provincial health ministry official told Reuters.

The spokesperson in the southern province of Sindh said the infection was found in an unvaccinated patient being treated at a private hospital in Pakistan's most populous city of Karachi.

The patient had travelled abroad, said the official, who gave no details of the location, but added that contact tracing was underway.


(Reuters) 

DM | Published: 12:42 PM Dec 9 2021

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