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First case of ‘Omicron’ variant detected in Crete

The first case of the Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus has been identified in Greece, Health Minister Thanos Plevris confirmed on Thursday during a briefing on to clarify the measures for the compulsory vaccination of all permanent residents of Greece who are over 60.

According to Plevris, the case concerns a Greek citizen from South Africa in Crete and the National Public Health Organisation has taken all the necessary steps to track his contacts.


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