Australia records first Omicron community case, authorities hold nerve for now

Australia records first Omicron community case, authorities hold nerve for now

3/12/2021 5:15:00 AM

Australia records first Omicron community case, authorities hold nerve for now

SYDNEY — Australia on Friday (Dec 3) reported its first community transmission of the new Omicron coronavirus variant, but authorities held steady on a plan to reopen the economy amid hopes it would prove to be milder than previous strains.

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