Japan confirms second case of Omicron coronavirus arriving from Peru at Narita airport
Today (December 1), Japan confirmed the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19. The omicron strain was the second case today (Dec. 1) after the Japanese government banned all foreigners from returning to the country. If you have recently traveled to 10 countries in Africa that are prone to COVID-19 The omicron strain is spreading.
Hirokazu Matsuno, Chief Cabinet Secretary of Japan, told reporters that The man infected with Omicron is about 20 years old. He arrived from Peru and arrived at Narita airport on Saturday (Nov. 27) and tested positive for Omicron. While scientists are accelerating the study that Can omicrons spread more quickly than other strains or evade immunity from vaccines or from previous infections?
Kyodo News Agency reported that Japan reported its second case of omicron today after confirming its first case in the country on November 30, with the first case being a Namibian diplomat, aged. For about 30 years, a second case, from Peru, is now being quarantined at a medical facility. He was not in close contact with the first infected person.
Mr Matsuno said Japan will ban all foreigners from returning to the country. This includes residents who hold long-term visas as well. If you have recently traveled to Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
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