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Nation’s first community transmission of Omicron strain detected in Osaka

  • December 22, 2021
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All broadcasters reported that according to the Osaka prefectural government, four people tested positive for the Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday and that since three of them had not traveled overseas recently and their infection routes remains untraced, their cases appear to be the first community transmissions of the new strain in Japan. The three, members of the same family, are currently hospitalized with minor symptoms.  

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