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4 members of family, 5 others test positive for Omicron variant in Jaipur

A health worker takes a nasal swab sample of a resident for a Covid-19 test at a medical centre.   | Photo Credit: AFP

Four members of a family and five others have tested positive for the Omicron variant of coronavirus, an official said here on Sunday.

Health Secretary Vaibhav Galriya said the genome sequencing of their swab samples confirmed it.

He said the family members had recently returned from South Africa.

Their samples were sent for genome sequencing to Jaipur’s State-run Sawai Man Singh Hospital.

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