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First death from Omicron mutant registered in Australia

Canberra: The first death of the coronavirus mascot strain was confirmed in Australia, the New South Wales Health Department reports.

“A man in his 80s from western Sydney died at Westmead Hospital. The man was a resident of a United Lillian Wells geriatric care facility in North Parramatta and was infected there …. This is a concern. It is the first known death in New South Wales associated with the Omicron variant, “New South Wales Health said on Twitter Monday.

According to the Ministry of Health, the man had been vaccinated twice with the COVID-19 vaccine and had an underlying illness.

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New South Wales reported a total of three deaths from COVID-19 on Monday. The state’s vaccination rate is very high, with more than 90% of residents over the age of 16 receiving two coronavirus vaccines.

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