Nearly 200 Omicron cases found in five-day stretch

PETALING JAYA: A total of 186 new cases of the Omicron variant were detected from Jan 14 to 18. This brought the accumulative number of cases involving variants of concern (VOCs) to 6,412.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said there were 5,726 cases involving Delta, 439 (Omicron), 233 (Beta) and 14 (Alpha).

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