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Eight more cases of Omicron variant of Coronavirus found in England


  • In the United Kingdom, 8 more cases of the Omicron variant of Coronavirus have been found in England, bringing the total number to 13. 
  • The UK Health Security Agency has said that these are in addition to the previous 5 confirmed cases of the Sars-CoV-2 variant also known as B.1.1.529. 
  • In addition, nine cases have also been identified in Scotland, with five cases in the Lanarkshire area and four in the Greater Glasgow and Clyde area, bringing the UK total to 22.