The day before, the United States announced that the COVID strain” Omicron is probably less dangerous than Delta.
In the UK, none of the more than three hundred patients with the new Omicron COVID-19 strain required hospitalization .
The corresponding statement on Monday, December 6, was announced by the British Minister of Health Sajid Javid, reports The Guardian.
“The number of confirmed cases in the UK is 336,” – said the head of the British Ministry of Health in response to a question about the distribution of the new version coronavirus in the United Kingdom.
According to the Minister of Health, some patients are asymptomatic, while others are feeling unwell. “As far as I know, none of them were hospitalized,” said Sajid Javid.
On the eve, the chief US infectious disease specialist, Anthony Fauci, said that according to preliminary data, the Omicron COVID strain is possibly less dangerous. than Delta. He pointed out that in South Africa, where Omicron is gradually becoming the dominant strain, there is no significant increase in hospital admissions.
November 26 World Health Organization qualified a new strain of SARS coronavirus- CoV-2, dubbed Omicron, is of concern. This variant was first discovered on November 9 in southern Africa.
As you know, Omicron has already been found in Europe . The Ministry of Health of Ukraine predicts that this strain of coronavirus will reach our country in a few weeks.
In this regard, the Ukrainians who are in the states where Omicron was found, upon return, they were obliged to self-isolate .