Singapore reports 2 Omicron variant cases

Singapore reports 2 Omicron variant cases

FILE PHOTO: Travellers arrive at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) under Malaysia-Singapore Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) programme, after travel between the two countries was halted due to the coronavirus disease pandemic, in Sepang, Malaysia on Monday. (Reuters)
FILE PHOTO: Travellers arrive at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) under Malaysia-Singapore Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) programme, after travel between the two countries was halted due to the coronavirus disease pandemic, in Sepang, Malaysia on Monday. (Reuters)

SINGAPORE: Singapore on Thursday detected two imported cases of the Covid-19 Omicron variant, both of whom have been isolated, its health ministry said.

Contact tracing was ongoing for passengers on the same flight as those infected, and there was no evidence of community transmission, it said in a statement. 


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