Travellers wearing protective suits are seen at the Soekarno Hatta International airport, as the country bans the arrival of travellers who have been in eight African countries to curb the spread of the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus, in Tangerang, near Jakarta, Indonesia, November 29, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Omicron variant poses risks to global growth

But Fitch Ratings said it was too soon to incorporate the effects of the variant into its economic growth forecasts until more is known about its transmissibility and severity