At least 61 passengers on two South African flights have tested positive COVID-19 Upon arrival in Amsterdam, the Dutch health authorities announced on Saturday, which are analyzing whether this is new variable ohmicron.
“We now know that 61 of the results [dos testes ao novo coronavírus] They were positive and 531 negative,” the Dutch Health Authority (GGD) noted, adding that the passengers who tested positive, who all arrived on Friday, have been quarantined at a hotel near Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport.
Those who have a negative result can continue their journey if they are not residing in the Netherlands. Otherwise, they will have to stay in protective isolation in their homes.
The Dutch health authorities added: “Positive tests will now be analyzed to determine if this is a new alternative as soon as possible.”
A new variant of the coronavirus, omicron, reported by South African health authorities, is considered “alarming” by the World Health Organization (WHO). On Friday night, the European Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) warned that the new variant poses a “high to very high” risk for Europe, presenting a higher potential for infection compared to other variants, including other variants, including Delta, contagious. .
In addition to South Africa, Omicron was discovered in Malawi, and is also the origin of the only case discovered in Israel, Botswana, Hong Kong and Belgium, the latter a member of the European Union.
More countries are suspending travel to and from South Africa to contain Micron. Concern that the new alternative “sinked” global stock markets and oil prices, dealing another blow to the global economy that is still in the recovery stage.
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