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Omicron in Seven U.S. States; South Africa Surges: Virus Update

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WATCH: What to Know About Omicron

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Omicron spread to at least seven U.S. states after Maryland and Nebraska reported infections on Friday. Covid-19 infections in the U.S. are at the highest level in two months.

South Africa’s daily number of confirmed Covid-19 cases almost quadrupled since Tuesday as the omicron variant spreads across the country.