The UAE Ministry of Health and Community Protection announced the registration of the first case of the COVID-19 Omicron on Wednesday.
The case was detected in an African woman.
The woman came from an African country. She has received the two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the approved national protocol.
The Ministry of Health explained that the patient has been isolated and her condition has been regularly followed up, as she did not show any symptoms, and those who had contact with her were isolated and all necessary health measures were taken.
The Ministry confirms the readiness of the health sector to deal with various developments by taking all proactive measures through investigation and necessary examination procedures.
The Ministry of Health and Community Protection also stressed the importance of taking the vaccine and also obtaining the booster dose, as vaccinations contribute to raising immunity and preventing severe symptoms and deaths, especially in light of mutations.