A new study conducted during an outbreak of the highly transmissible COVID-19 Omicron variant has revealed three new symptoms for the strain, but ones that are very familiar with the initial symptoms after the novel coronavirus first surfaced around this time two years ago.

Namely, muscle aches, a loss of taste, and a decline in smell.

About 58 percent of those surveyed reported experiencing muscles aches in a survey following an outbreak of 111 confirmed or probable Omicron cases among fully vaccinated guests at a Christmas party in Norway.

Twenty-three percent reported reduced taste and 12 percent reported 12 percent say they experienced reduced smell.

Respondents had an average age of 39 years.

The most common symptoms reported in the Norway survey, by percentage, were: