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COVID-19: Omicron not contagious for less time than other variants, Tam says

Canada's chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam said on Tuesday that the latest evidence does not show the Omicron COVID-19 variant is contagious for less time than other variants of the virus, but said the number of infections from Omicron is stressing workforces and is a reason to adjust risk tolerance for ending isolation periods earlier.