Omicron expected to be dominant COVID variant in Denmark this week

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Pedestrians pass a waste bin for disposable masks in Aarhus, Denmark November 23, 2020. Ritzau Scanpix/Henning Bagger via REUTERS/File Photo

COPENHAGEN, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Omicron is expected to become the dominant coronavirus variant in Denmark this week, with new daily cases reaching around 10,000, the country's Serum Institute said on Monday.

The institute has detected 3,437 Omicron cases since it was first detected in Denmark on November 22.

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Reporting by Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen Editing by Gareth Jones

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