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Two travellers from South Africa who reached Sydney via Singapore test positive for Omicron COVID COVID-19 | Omicron
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Two travellers from South Africa who reached Sydney via Singapore test positive for Omicron COVID

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 30 Nov 2021, 08:29 pm

Sydney/UNI: Two travellers from South Africa who reached Sydney via Singapore have tested positive for the new Omicron COVID-19 variant.

The passengers departed Singapore at 10.30 am on Sunday and landed in Sydney at 9.20 pm the same day.

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH), in its daily COVID-19 update late on Monday said that the travellers had departed Johannesburg, South Africa on Nov 27 via SQ481 and arrived at Changi Airport on the same day for their transit flight.

From 11.59 pm on Nov 27, all long-term pass holders and short-term visitors with travel history within the last 14 days to Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe have not been allowed to enter or transit in Singapore.