A third person infected with the Omicron coronavirus variant has been identified in the UK, health officials have said. They are said to have been in Westminster in central London.
The individual, who is no longer in the country, tested positive after travelling to Britain and “is linked to travel to southern Africa”.
The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) is now carrying out targeted testing where the individual visited when they were likely to be infectious. They are said to have been in Westminster in central London.