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Japan’s Aichi prefecture finds two community cases of Omicron -governor

Aichi Prefecture Governor Hideaki Omura speaks at a news conference
Aichi Prefecture Governor Hideaki Omura speaks at a news conference in Nagoya

TOKYO (Reuters) – Central Japan’s Aichi prefecture has confirmed two cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 resulting from community spread, Aichi Governor Hideaki Omura said on Sunday.

The infections were found in a teenage girl and her mother, neither of whom had recently travelled abroad, while the transmission route was unclear, Omura told a news conference.

(Reporting by Kantaro Komiya; Editing by Edmund Klamann)

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