Nigeria Covid-19 Update: Weighing the risks of Omicron – United CapitalUnited Capital Researchon 1 December 2021 at 21:32 on 1 December 2021 at 21:32 on 1 December 2021 at 21:32 AFRICAN MARKETS: Business News

Recent reports of a new coronavirus strain named “Omicron” have coursed through global markets, amid a continuous increase in Covid-19 cases in Europe. First discovered in South Africa, cases have since been recorded in Belgium, Botswana, Israel, and Hong Kong, Nigeria, among others. In a recent report, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) identified the presence of the new variant in three travelers from South Africa. These new developments are reminiscent of the Delta variant, which was first identified in India in Dec-2020.

Recent reports of a new coronavirus strain named “Omicron” have coursed through global markets, amid a continuous increase in Covid-19 cases in Europe. First discovered in South Africa, cases have since been recorded in Belgium, Botswana, Israel, and Hong Kong, Nigeria, among others. In a recent report, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) identified the presence of the new variant in three travelers from South Africa. These new developments are reminiscent of the Delta variant, which was first identified in India in Dec-2020.Read More