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First Omicron Death In UK As New Variant Spreads Like Wildfire

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First Omicron Death In UK As New Variant Spreads Like Wildfire

On Sunday, Boris Johnson warned of a “tidal wave” of infection from Omicron. (Representational)

London:

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday said at least one person infected with Omicron had died, as the country began an ambitious booster programme against the variant.

“Sadly, at least one patient has been confirmed to have died with Omicron,” Johnson, who on Sunday warned of a “tidal wave” of infection from the mutation, told reporters.

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