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Omicron now dominant strain in Denmark: minister

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The highly-transmissible Omicron variant is now dominant in Denmark, which on Tuesday set a new record for daily Covid-19 infections, the health minister said.

“The Institute of Public Health now considers Omicron to be the dominant variant and climbing,” Magnus Heunicke tweeted.

A record 13,558 new cases in 24 hours were registered in the Nordic country of 5.8 million people.

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