The first cases of the new “Omicron” COVID strain.. have been confirmed in New South Wales. The 2 infected travellers arrived on flights from southern Africa. Both are fully vaccinated and asymptomatic.. and now in quarantine.
It follows the arrival of hundreds of international passengers over the weekend, with a further 27 coming from the same affected region.
The discovery the new strain has triggered concern around the world.. as countries begin suspending travel from the area.
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