New COVID-19 Variant Omicron updates, iiQ8 news World Health Organization

Kuwait City, 27th November 2021:
New COVID-19 Variant Omicron updates, iiQ8 news World Health Organization
Live updates: 🧬🦠🚨 The new #Covid19 strain has been named #Omicron by the World Health Organization #WHO
◾️UAE, Bahrain, Jordan, Egypt, Morocco & Turkey decided Friday to bar arrivals from Southern African countries
◾️Israel reports 1st case of new mutated #COVID19 variant known as B.1.1.529 detected in South Africa
◾️Travellers from South Africa face Dutch quarantine after COVID-19 test
◾️Starting Monday, U.S. will impose travel restrictions on eight African countries amid emergence of new #coronavirus variant
◾️Canada bans travelers from southern Africa due to concerns
◾️Iran bans travel from Southern Africa
◾️Philippines suspends flights from countries with new virus variant..
◾️EU states agree to suspend travel to southern Africa


◾️Morocco bans travellers from seven southern African states
◾️Guatemala to restrict southern African travelers
◾️Swiss gov’t bans travel from southern Africa
◾️Brazil’s Bolsonaro dismisses call for COVID travel curbs
◾️Saudi Arabia suspends flights with seven countries: Report
◾️UK COVID genomics head says new variant likely to come to UK
◾️EU states agree to halt travel over new coronavirus variant
◾️South African official says WHO will designate variant as “of concern”
◾️US stocks fall sharply on new strain
◾️Italy imposes entry ban on eight southern African states
◾️Belgium detects first case of new strain in Europe
◾️Shanghai curbs tourism over new COVID-19 cases
◾️Israel bans arrivals from most African countries
◾️Morocco bans travellers from South Africa
◾️South Africa sport shutting down over new variant
WHO declares new coronavirus strain ‘variant of concern’ ! WHO has named it #Omicron 🦠
The WHO designated the new strain as a variant “of concern,” the fifth variant to be given the designation.
The organisation said in a statement that it had assigned the B.1.1.529 variant the Greek letter Omicron.


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