Korea Reports 1st Case of Omicron Recombinant Variant

  • Arirang News

    April 13, 2022 08:37

    Korea on Tuesday confirmed its first case of the new recombinant variant of omicron, XL.

    The unidentified patient, who was fully vaccinated with a booster shot and had no recent travel history, tested positive on March 23 and the person reportedly does not have any severe symptoms.

    The XL variant was first detected in Britain in February, and the number of such cases has since increased to at least 66 worldwide, according to the World Health Organization.

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