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Bangladesh detects 9 more Omicron cases

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Nine more COVID cases of Omicron variant have been detected in Bangladesh, raising the total tally to 30.

According to GISAID, a global initiative on sharing all influenza data, shared the results on Monday.

Of the new Omicron cases, three are male and six are female. All of them are from Dhaka. Their samples were collected from December 30 to January 2.

On December 11, Bangladesh reported its first two cases of the Omicron variant in two members of the Bangladesh women cricket team.

They had returned from Zimbabwe after taking part in the ICC Women’s World Cup qualifiers. The event was, however, called off midway due to the surge of Omicron.

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