Coronavirus Omicron Variant: First death in America from Omicron, 73 percent cases of new variants, USA in panic

In America, which has suffered the havoc of Kovid-19, 73 percent of the cases are from Omicron at this time. According to a statement from Harris County Public Health, the man, who was around the age of 50, had not received the vaccine and had already been infected with Kovid-19.

Omicron variant is spreading fast in the world.

The new variant of coronavirus, Omicron, has engulfed the world. The first case of death from this variant has come to light in America. According to health officials, the first death was recorded in Texas due to the new Omicron variant. In America, which has suffered the havoc of Kovid-19, 73 percent of the cases are from Omicron at this time.

According to a statement from Harris County Public Health, the man, who was around the age of 50, had not received the vaccine and had already been infected with Kovid-19. According to the news of CNN, this is the first case of death due to Omicron variant in America. According to the Health Department, ‘Due to not getting the vaccine, the risk for this person was very high. Apart from this, his health was also not very good.

73% cases of new variants

Omicron is spreading very fast in America. According to the Health Department, till last week, 73 percent of the cases of infection are related to the new variants. Figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that there has been a nearly six-fold increase in cases of Omicron infections in just one week. Omicron has been confirmed in an estimated 90 percent of the new cases of infection in the New York area. The national rate shows that over 6,50,000 cases of the Omicron variant were reported in the US last week.

Earlier there were more cases of Delta

According to the CDC, the delta pattern was responsible for cases of infection in the country since the end of June. By the end of November, more than 99.5 percent of the cases of corona virus were due to the delta form. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Valensky said that the new cases show how much infection cases have increased in other countries. “These numbers are very bad but not surprising,” he said. Early studies with Omicron variants suggest that people who have received a dose of the vaccine will need to take a booster dose to avoid becoming infected with Omicron. However, serious illness and death can be avoided by vaccination without taking a booster dose.

Cases increasing in other countries as well

Meanwhile, according to local media reports in Singapore, there have been 195 new cases of Kovid-19 in the country, out of which 45 cases are of Omicron variant. Several cases of Omicron have been reported from a gym in a shopping center in Singapore. At the same time, for the first time in New South Wales, Australia’s most populous state, new cases of Kovid-19 crossed 3,000 for the first time, increasing pressure on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to speed up the campaign to give a booster dose.

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