The Omani Ministry of Health revealed the first infection of the new Corona virus strain, which was recently announced in the United Kingdom and many other countries.
Corona and the Sultanate of Oman
The ministry said in a statement published on Tuesday, and reported by the Oman News Agency, that the new strain of the virus was diagnosed in a resident who came to the Sultanate from the United Kingdom and developed respiratory symptoms while undergoing health isolation.
She indicated that the Corona virus tests that were conducted for the infected person before arrival and upon arrival in the Sultanate are negative, and all public health measures have been applied to deal with the infected person who is in good health and is subject to home isolation.
The new breed
There is a state of increasing concern at the international level about the new strain of Corona virus that was discovered in the United Kingdom recently, which called for a number of countries to impose a travel ban.
40 countries moved to confront the new dynasty
More than 40 countries banned entry to arrivals from the United Kingdom, and the European Union held talks aimed at developing a common policy to deal with the current situation in December of last year 2020.
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Sweden has banned entry to foreigners from Denmark, after Prime Time Zone infected with the new strain of the virus were discovered there.
This new strain is characterized by rapid spread, but there is no evidence that it is more deadly than the recognized Corona virus.