"The Omicron version of the coronavirus began to spread in Turkey after Europe."

APA's local bureau reports that Turkish Health Minister Fakhraddin Goja shared this on his Twitter page.

The minister said that 10 percent of people infected with COVID-19 in Turkey have an omicron variant of coronavirus: “This situation has made the booster dose more important for coronavirus vaccination.

Those who were vaccinated three months ago should increase the effectiveness of the vaccine, "the minister said.