(ANSA) - VERONA, 03 DEC - A first case of an Omicron variant of Covid has also been identified in Veneto.
It was sequenced in the genetic material of a 40-year-old from Vicenza, who currently has no particular problems.
Governor Luca Zaia made it known tonight in Verona.
The man, who is vaccinated, had recently returned from a trip to South Africa.
The 40-year-old's wife and one of the sons also tested positive for Covid, but sequencing is still ongoing for them.
Lavariante was discovered by the laboratories of the Experimental Zooprophylactic Institute of the Venezie.