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N. Korea confirms 1st case of Omicron variant of Covid-19

N. Korea Confirms 1st Case Of Omicron Variant Of Covid 19
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Seoul: North Korea on Thursday announced its first case of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 and declared the implementation of the “maximum emergency” virus control system.

Authorities concluded that samples collected from fever-ridden patients on Sunday in Pyongyang were identical to Omicron, according to the North’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), Yonhap news agency reported.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un vowed to overcome the “unexpected crisis,” it reported.

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