50 new infections with Omicron strain in South Africa
The data is preliminary, as only tests made on Friday morning have been processed.
In South Africa on Friday, November 26, 50 new cases of infection with the Omicron strain (B.1.1.529) were detected. The portal informs about it. News 24.
“As of Friday morning, SA has identified about 50 cases of a new variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19,” it said.
It is clarified that these data are preliminary in nature, since only tests made on the morning of November 26 have been processed.
The country reportedly recorded 2,172 new cases of coronavirus on Friday.
Earlier it was reported that Germany may have recorded the first case of infection with the Omicron coronavirus strain.