The new Omicron coronavirus strain was first identified in Egypt. The first three cases of infection are reported by the newspaper Al-Shuruk.
The Ministry of Health of the country added that Omicron was detected in three people who arrived in Egypt from abroad. The infected are under the supervision of doctors.
It is noted that patients with coronavirus are isolated to exclude their possible contact with healthy people.
According to the press, one of the infected has signs of a mild illness , the rest have no symptoms of the disease.