This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/french-govt-science-adviser-covid-delta-variant-is-main-fight-right-now-looking-2021-12-02/) reduced by 70%. (I'm a bot) ***** > Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comPARIS, Dec 2 - France on Thursday reported its first case of the new Omicron coronavirus variant near Paris as the government's top scientific adviser said it could become dominant in the country by the end of January. > The health body for the Ile de France region of greater Paris said in a statement an Omicron case had been found in a person who returned from Nigeria. > France recorded nearly 50,000 new conformed COVID-19 cases over 24 hours, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday. ***** [**Extended Summary**](http://np.reddit.com/r/autotldr/comments/r750nv/first_case_of_omicron_variant_case_found_in/) | [FAQ](http://np.reddit.com/r/autotldr/comments/31b9fm/faq_autotldr_bot/ "Version 2.02, ~610678 tl;drs so far.") | [Feedback](http://np.reddit.com/message/compose?to=%23autotldr "PM's and comments are monitored, constructive feedback is welcome.") | *Top* *keywords*: **France**^#1 **case**^#2 **Omicron**^#3 **Delfraissy**^#4 **Paris**^#5