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5 contacts of new COVID-19 variant infected person test positive, samples sent for genome sequencing

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Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Chief Commissioner Gaurav Gupta on Thursday said as many as five persons who were primary and secondary contacts of one of the infected persons with Omicron variant, have tested positive for Covid-19, and their samples have been sent for genomic sequencing for confirmation. Among the two infected individuals -- one is a 66-year-old person from South Africa.