According to Nigerian bulleting, the NCDC confirmed the two cases from their usual routine of testing as it's a requirement by all international travellers.
“In line with the routine travel tests required of all international travellers and genomic sequencing at the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control through its National Reference Laboratory, Abuja, confirms Nigeria’s first case of the Omicron variant.” Read part of the Statement from NCDC.
This comes few days after reports emerged that Canada had discovered two cases of Omicron Covid-19 Variant from Nigeria travellers. These news had sent people worried after research indicated this new Variant is more deadly and stronger than the initial Covid-19 Virus.
The first case was discovered in South Africa and it's now spreading across the world. Several countries have already started taking caution against this Variant by restricting travel into and out of the affected countries.
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