New strain of coronavirus Omicron not yet discovered in Ukraine - Liashko 11/29/2021 15:34:53. Total views 777. Views today — 2.

New Omicron strain of coronavirus has not yet been discovered in Ukraine. This was reported by Minister of Health Viktor Liashko at a briefing today, - correspondent of OstroV reports.

"To date, the Omicron strain has not been found on the territory of Ukraine", - he reported.

According to him, the bulk of new strains of coronavirus arise in countries with low vaccination rates.

As reported, On November 26, the World Health Organization named the new coronavirus strain found in South Africa Omicron. According to preliminary data, this option may be more dangerous than the previous ones.

Head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen announced on November 26 that the EU intended to suspend air flight connection with the countries of southern Africa due to a new dangerous strain.

Some states have already announced the termination of flight connection with the region.