Dutch Health, Welfare and Sport Minister Hugo de Jonge has confirmed 13 cases of the Omicon variant among travellers from South Africa. Photo: EPA-EFE
Dutch Health, Welfare and Sport Minister Hugo de Jonge has confirmed 13 cases of the Omicon variant among travellers from South Africa. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: Dutch authorities confirm 13 Omicron cases among 61 positive travellers from South Africa

  • The Netherlands said these were among the 61 passengers who tested positive for Covid-19 on two flights on Friday, and could be the ‘tip of the iceberg’
  • The new Omicron variant has sparked global concerns that it could resist vaccinations and prolong the nearly two-year Covid-19 pandemic

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Dutch Health, Welfare and Sport Minister Hugo de Jonge has confirmed 13 cases of the Omicon variant among travellers from South Africa. Photo: EPA-EFE
Dutch Health, Welfare and Sport Minister Hugo de Jonge has confirmed 13 cases of the Omicon variant among travellers from South Africa. Photo: EPA-EFE
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