Medicine

Covid-19: Tunisia confirms 1st case of Omicron variant infection

A 23-year-old man from a sub-Saharan African country has been confirmed as Tunisia’s first case of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, the country’s Health Minister Ali Mrabet said.

 

The man landed at the Tunis-Carthage International Airport from Istanbul, Turkey, Mrabet said in a statement carried on Al-Wataniya, the state’s central television.

 

After testing positive for the virus at the airport, the man was sent to a local hotel where he would be subjected to mandatory quarantine, according to the official.

 

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK