The first case of the Omicron strain was identified in Greek Crete. The carrier was a Greek returning from South Africa.
This is the first case of omicron mutation discovered in our country. The identification of a new strain of coronavirus in Greece was announced by the country’s Minister of Health Thanos Pleuris. He visited Crete.
The minister said the infected man is a Greek resident in Crete who returned from a trip to South Africa. All the safety measures prescribed in this case have been observed, and contacts are being traced.