Highlights

  • France has possibly detected eight cases of the Omicron variant
  • Infected people had come into France from southern Africa
  • Omicron is potentially more contagious than previous variants

Latest news

India at 75: UK government announces 75 fully-funded scholarships for Indians

India at 75: UK government announces 75 fully-funded scholarships for Indians

'Recce of my shop, image circulated on groups': murdered tailor's complaint to police

'Recce of my shop, image circulated on groups': murdered tailor's complaint to police

'Won't allow Talibanisation': prominent Muslim voices condemn Udaipur man's killing

'Won't allow Talibanisation': prominent Muslim voices condemn Udaipur man's killing

India Vs England: Relive how Virat Kohli's men took 2-1 lead in 2021

India Vs England: Relive how Virat Kohli's men took 2-1 lead in 2021

To win against Thackeray, ex-CM Fadnavis calls up the rebel Thackeray

To win against Thackeray, ex-CM Fadnavis calls up the rebel Thackeray

France has possibly detected eight cases of Omicron variant

People who have been infected had come into France from southern Africa, according to the officials.

France has possibly detected eight cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus across the country, Health Ministry has said.

People who have been infected had come into France from southern Africa but it is yet to confirm the infection, according to the officials.

The Omicron variant was first discovered in South Africa and now the virus has been detected in Britain, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Denmark, Belgium, Botswana, Israel, Australia and Hong Kong.

Last week, World Health Organization warned about Omicron as it could resist vaccinations and prolong the nearly two-year Covid-19 pandemic.

Omicron is potentially more contagious than previous variants, although experts do not know yet if it will cause more or less severe Covid-19 compared to other strains.

ALSO WATCH: Omicron scare: List of countries where new Covid variant cases have been found

Up Next

France has possibly detected eight cases of Omicron variant

France has possibly detected eight cases of Omicron variant

India at 75: UK government announces 75 fully-funded scholarships for Indians

India at 75: UK government announces 75 fully-funded scholarships for Indians

India slams UN Human Rights for comments on action against Teesta Setalvad

India slams UN Human Rights for comments on action against Teesta Setalvad

January 6 hearings: ex-aide paints violent picture of Donald Trump

January 6 hearings: ex-aide paints violent picture of Donald Trump

Springtime bloom on the Red Planet is slightly different than Earth | Watch

Springtime bloom on the Red Planet is slightly different than Earth | Watch

Sleeping pods for Air New Zealand's economy passengers soon| Details here

Sleeping pods for Air New Zealand's economy passengers soon| Details here

More videos

Canada Shootout: 2 gunmen, 6 officers wounded in bank shootout

Canada Shootout: 2 gunmen, 6 officers wounded in bank shootout

China's easing of quarantine period a glimmer towards easing of global isolation?

China's easing of quarantine period a glimmer towards easing of global isolation?

Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years for helping Jeffrey Epstein in sex trafficking

Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years for helping Jeffrey Epstein in sex trafficking

Pakistan jails 'dead' terrorist to evade FATF 'black list': Lashkar's 26/11 plotter Sajid Mir behind bars

Pakistan jails 'dead' terrorist to evade FATF 'black list': Lashkar's 26/11 plotter Sajid Mir behind bars

Mohammad Zubair arrest: Editors Guild invokes PM Modi G7 joint statement

Mohammad Zubair arrest: Editors Guild invokes PM Modi G7 joint statement

On camera: chlorine tank explosion at Jordan port; 13 dead, over 250 hospitalised

On camera: chlorine tank explosion at Jordan port; 13 dead, over 250 hospitalised

G7, India and 4 other countries pledge to protect free speech 'online and offline'

G7, India and 4 other countries pledge to protect free speech 'online and offline'

At least 46 found dead in back of tractor trailer in Texas

At least 46 found dead in back of tractor trailer in Texas

Instagram and Facebook remove posts offering abortion pills

Instagram and Facebook remove posts offering abortion pills

Did 21 teenagers die due to gas leak in South African nightclub?

Did 21 teenagers die due to gas leak in South African nightclub?

Editorji Technologies Pvt. Ltd. © 2022 All Rights Reserved.