Omicron Mutation – Netherlands: Eighteen Cases on Two Flights from South Africa

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Her health principles Ολλανδίας announced today the final report of passengers on two flights from South Africa last week, who were diagnosed positive for the Omicron mutation, amounts to 18.

The Dutch Institute for Health (RIVM) added in a statement that its investigation into the passengers of the two flights has now been completed.

The flights had already taken off on November 26, when the Dutch government introduced new travel restrictions due to concerns about Omicron mutation.

More than 600 passengers on the flight were isolated and tested for Covid-19, with 61 of them tested positive, including 18 who had the Omicron variant.

Those who have been diagnosed positive but have not shown symptoms will be allowed to leave isolation today, while those who have shown symptoms should stay longer, the institute said.

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