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Coronavirus: Australia reports first local Omicron case; South Korea expands use of vaccine pass

Australia on Friday reported a student with no history of foreign travel had tested positive for the Covid-19 Omicron variant, the country’s first detected case of community transmission.The case, detected in Sydney, comes despite a ban on non-citizens entering the country and restrictions on flights from southern Africa, where the variant was first detected.New South Wales Health said “the case has no overseas travel history or links to people with overseas travel history” but stressed that…

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