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WATCH | COVID-19 | Phaahla calls for calm over new variant
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JOHANNESBURG – Health Minister Joe Phaahla is urging South Africans to not panic over the new variant.

Health Minister, Joe Phaahla is urging South Africans to not panic over the new #COVID19 variant, Omicron. Phaahla says the decision by some countries to impose travel restrictions on South Africa is unjustified. #DStv403 #eNCA pic.twitter.com/xIgGK4D3Vm

— eNCA (@eNCA) November 29, 2021

READ: Ramaphosa: Omicron proves that fourth wave is coming

Phaahla says the decision by some countries to impose travel restrictions on South Africa is unjustified.

The Omicron variant has been detected in the UK, Germany, and Italy among other countries.

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