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Coronavirus: Cathay Pacific cargo pilot becomes first known carrier of Omicron variant in Hong Kong community

A quarantine-exempt Cathay Pacific cargo pilot has been confirmed as the first carrier of the coronavirus’ more transmissible Omicron variant to enter the Hong Kong community.The confirmation brings the total number of Omicron infections recorded in the city to 14 – all imported – including two from Britain and one from Nigeria logged on Saturday. None of the pilot’s close contacts have tested positive so far.Hong Kong also confirmed two Covid-19 cases that did not involve the new variant –…

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