Thailand detects first potential case of Omicron variant

The case, which is still awaiting the result of a second test, was identified as a male U.S. citizen who had traveled to Thailand from Spain

  

Thailand has detected its first potential case of the Omicron coronavirus variant, a senior health official said on Monday.

The case, which is still awaiting the result of a second test, was identified as a male U.S. citizen who had traveled to Thailand from Spain at the end of November, Supakit Sirilak, the Director-General of the Medical Science Department, told a news conference.

(Reporting by Panu Wongcha-um Editing by Ed Davies)


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