Panic around the world due to ‘Omicron’ variant of Corona, Britain called a meeting of G-7 countries
Omicron Corona New Variant Live Updates News in Hindi: In view of the danger of Omicron variant, an emergency meeting of health ministers of G-7 countries has been called by Britain. The meeting will discuss the spread of Omicron and measures to contain it. The G-7 countries include Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the US.
Shewane University (TUT) of Technology has emerged as a ‘hotspot’ in the latest spike in COVID-19 cases in South Africa. Many students have been found infected in this university and the university administration has postponed some examinations.
Singapore showed strictness
On the other hand, Singapore is closely monitoring the new variant of the corona virus. According to the latest information, Singapore has reversed the step of easing the quarantine for travelers coming from Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates as a precautionary step to reduce the risk of the spread of ‘Omicron’.
Channel News Asia quoted a ministry press release as saying that this step has been taken in view of their proximity in terms of transport system to affected countries like Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe. “We will provide further details on the launch of this VTL at a later date,” the release said. The first case of infection with the Omicron form was found in South Africa. Omicron has been classified by the World Health Organization as having a “worrisome nature”.
A hotspot is a place where a high number of cases of Covid-19 are reported. Shewane Metropolitan officials are now pushing for vaccination.
Singapore has suspended the quarantine exemption (VTL) given to travelers from Karat, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UEA) who have been vaccinated, taking precautionary measures in view of the threat of the new form of Kovid-19, Omicron. Is. Singapore’s health department said on Sunday night that travelers from these countries were earlier to be exempted from quarantine from December 6, but from now on the VTL has been postponed “until further notice”. On Sunday, 747 new cases of corona virus infection were reported in Singapore, which is the lowest in two months.
A strict lockdown has been implemented in the Netherlands on Sunday to prevent the spread of the virus amid 13 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, Omicron. According to the new lockdown guidelines, restaurants, bars, non-essential goods shops, cinema halls and theaters and other public places will remain closed from 5 pm to 5 am.
First case of Omicron variant reported in Canada
The first case of an Omicron variant has been reported in Canada. According to the news agency AFP, the infection has been confirmed in two people who had traveled to Nigeria. Corona testing has been increased in Canada since the Omicron variant appeared.
Several countries are banning travelers from South Africa, which is disappointing for the South African government. The World Health Organization has named the new form of the virus Omicron and classified it as a form of concern, which is highly contagious.
Omicron Variant LIVE: Panic around the world due to the new variant of Corona, Britain called a meeting of G-7 countries
In view of the threat of this nasty variant, an emergency meeting of health ministers of G-7 countries has been called by Britain. The meeting will discuss the spread of Omicron and measures to contain it. The G-7 countries include Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the US.