Cambodia detects 1st case of Omicron variant

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The Cambodian government said Tuesday it has detected the country's first case of the Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus in a Cambodian woman who recently visited Ghana. The 23-year-old woman who tested positive had traveled from the African country through Dubai and Thailand before arriving in Cambodia on Sunday, the Health Ministry said in a statement. As of Tuesday, Cambodia has reported a total of 120,382 cases of COVID-19 with 2,992 deaths.

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