An Omicron outbreak at a Norwegian Xmas party is delivering an early, if even now anecdotal, facts stage on the relieve as a result of which the new variant spreads among vaccinated folks, and how gentle its signs at occasions can be.

In advance of Scatec AS A, a Norway-based mostly renewable-electrical power organization, hosted the yearly holiday break party, it took all the major basic safety safeguards, reported Stian Tvede Karlsen, a organization spokesman. Only vaccinated personnel ended up invited. All had to acquire a fast examination the day ahead of. The party, at Louise, an upscale Oslo cafe serving seafood and Scandinavian fare, integrated about 120 folks, various of whom had just returned from South Africa, where the organization has a solar-panel challenge.