The 2 contaminated individuals are a 41-year-old man and a 37-year-old lady, who arrived in Brazil on November 23 and left for South Africa on November 25.
The federal government of Sao Paulo, in southern Brazil, on Tuesday, November 30, introduced two instances of the brand new Omicron variant, the primary on this nation and in Latin America, in vacationers from South Africa.
“The Sao Paulo Secretary of State for Well being confirmed on Tuesday the primary two imported instances of the brand new Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in Brazil. Affirmation was made after genetic sequencing ”, the Sao Paulo authorities stated in a press release.
The 2 contaminated individuals are a 41-year-old man and a 37-year-old lady, who arrived in Brazil on November 23 and left for South Africa on November 25, the assertion stated.
One other suspected case, that of a passenger from Ethiopia and who had beforehand visited South Africa, is being examined, stated the well being authorities of the State of Sao Paulo. Different suspected instances have additionally been detected in Belo Horizonte (south-east) and within the capital Brasilia.
Brazil, like many different nations, has closed its borders to flights from six southern African nations.