Omicron: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa Turns +ve for the virus

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is tested positive for the COVID-19 viral infection and is being treated. His office confirmed on Sunday. The president is having mild symptoms and is normal.
President Ramaphosa reported his infection on a day when the country recorded a new high of 37,875 new infections overnight, dramatically up from the previous day’s 17,154 new cases and a decline of 2 days.
As per officials, The South African President was fully vaccinated, is in self-isolation in Cape Town, and has appointed all his responsibilities to Deputy President David Mabuza till next week.

South Africa was the first nation itself to detect the new Omicron variant as a concern. The B.1.1.529 variant or Omicron variant, was first identified in Botswana on 11th November. The virus has spread rapidly in the UK as well as South Africa, Israel, the Netherlands, Hong Kong, and Belgium.
India has pushed all these nations into the “high risk” category to avoid viruses entering India.

India has 33 cases of Omicron in India.

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