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Omicron Covid-19: Two Foreigners Found Positive In India’s Telangana

Omicron: The two foreigners, officials said who have been found positive for the new Covid-19 variant are from African countries, including Kenya and Somalia.

Two foreigners test positive for Omicron Covid-19 in Telangana.(File photo-Representational image) PTI

Two foreign nationals, who arrived here from abroad have tested positive for Omicron variant, a health official said on Wednesday.

The first person is a 24-year-old woman, a Kenyan national, who landed at the international airport here on December 12, Telangana Director of Public Health, G Srinivasa Rao told reporters here.

The other is a 23-year-old man from Somalia.

Both are asymptomatic, he said.

The two persons were diagnosed with Omicron infection during genome sequencing.