Covid-19: Three cases with more aggressive form of Omicron detected in Sarawak

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  • Sunday, 06 Feb 2022

FILE PHOTO: Test tubes labelled 'COVID-19 Test Positive' are seen in front of displayed words 'OMICRON SARS-COV-2' in this illustration taken December 11, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

KUCHING: A more aggressive form of the Covid-19 Omicron variant has been detected in Kapit, Sarawak.

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) Institute of Health and Community Medicine (IHCM) director Dr David Perera, three of cases detected involved the more infectious BA.2 lineage Omicron variant.

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