Two more Omicron cases confirmed

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    T&T has recorded two more Omicron cases, taking the total number cases of the COVID variant to 17.

    According to the Health Ministry, one of the cases had a history of recent travel and is a person who returned to Trinidad from New York.

    The second patient had no recent history of travel and this case is under epidemiological investigation.

    Both patients have been isolated and will remain in isolation until they meet the enhanced discharge criteria for persons with COVID-19 Variants of Concern.

    Additionally, contacts of the positive Omicron COVID-19 cases have been quarantined.