Omicron in Pakistan: Health minister confirms first case of Omicron-new variant of COVID 19. First case of new variant is detect in Karachi through gene-sequence in Agha Khan Hospital. According to hospital report the patient was at home and doing well. Although, no other patient is test positive for this virous. The patient did not get vaccination treatment and there were no symptoms of COVID 19. According to South African research Omicron Covid-v2 variant spreads quickly. But Omicron does not cause serious illness or death.
NCOC-National Command and Operations Centre
By last week, NCOC-National Command and Operations Centre is announcing travelling restrictions to avoid corona virus new variant . In awake of this variant of Corona virus 8 more European countries to remain in Category C, banning in-bound passengers. With latest counting Category-C countries list is expanding to 15. On November 26, the WHO named the new Covid-19 variant B.1.1.529, which has been detected in South Africa, as ‘Omicron’. Pakistan has also bounded complete restrictions on 15 countries to avoid this variant of COVID 19. The WHO has classified Omicron as a ‘variant of concern’. Further more, dozen of countries has imposed restrictions on South African countries after new variant of Covid-19. Omicron variant is spreading all across the world more quickly than other variants. However, taking precautions and proper vaccination can prevent of this virous to spread wildly.
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How to avoid Omicron?
WHO says at least 63 countries are suffering from new COVID 19 variant virous. People in the globe are concerned about Omicron. Easiest way to avoid yourself from this virous is to reduce your exposure to virus.
- Always cover your nose and mouth with facemask. Make sure your hands were clean while wearing or removing facemask
- Maintain at least one meter distance from others.
- Avoid to go in crowd spaces or poor ventilation spaces.
- Wash or clean your hands regularly with soap or sanitizers.
- Get vaccinated with WHO approved vaccine.