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Two Omicron variant cases reported in laboratory in Frisco



TEXAS – According to the health officials, the Omicron variant was found in two Dallas-Fort Worth residents.

It’s not immediately clear how and where the patients contracted the virus.

The Texas Department of State Health didn’t confirm the cases yet, but it’s expected to happen on Thursday.

The first Omicron variant case in Texas was reported last week in the Houston area.

Once the first cases were confirmed in Africa, many countries decided to close their borders adding additional precaution pandemic measures with immediate effect.

Centers for Disease Control director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said most cases have been in fully vaccinated people who have had just mild symptoms. She added that vaccines are the best protection and she urged fully vaccinated people to get a booster shot.