Italy Hasn’t Found New Variants in Tests on Recent Arrivals

Digital color image of a variant of COVID-19 cells against a white background. Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Omicron Covid variant concept.

At a glance

  •  Italy didn’t find any new concerning Covid-19 mutations among recent arrivals from China who tested positive for the virus, a relief for officials worried about fresh health threats.
  • Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni said Italy already sequenced half of the samples tested in Milan and they all show the omicron strain of the coronavirus.
  • “This is quite reassuring,” she said at a press conference Thursday. “The situation in Italy is under control, and there are no immediate concerns.”

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