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The Omicron variant is on everyone’s mind right now, but surprisingly, it has yet to be detected in Belize. That’s right. Although the number of new COVID infections, amid the third wave, is back on the rise after plunging to as low as four hundred and forty three-cases last week, Central Lab technicians have not come across it…yet. But testing continues in order to detect different strains of the virus in country. Earlier today, News Five visited the Central Medical Laboratory where gene sequencing is ongoing. We found out that despite lab technicians not coming across the Omicron variant just yet, the K.H.M.H. which is just next door is taking no chances. Isani Cayetano reports.