14 infected with the BA.2 mutant omikron strain

Evening news – Thailand found infected with Covid-19 Omikron strain BA.2 mutated 14 people, currently under surveillance for the proportion of infections in the country.

Dr. Supakit Sirilak, Director-General of the Department of Medical Sciences, revealed that Thailand had a confirmed case of COVID-19. More than 10,000 people have been infected with the omikron strain, and 14 of them have been infected with the BA.2 mutant Omikron, five of them domestically infected, nine from abroad, and one person has died in the middle of the month. past

for violence the ability to infect including evading immunity from vaccination and naturally occurring immunity Currently, the study is in the process of finding information, but preliminary, the infected people will have mild symptoms and can be cured, not different from the BA.1 mutant, therefore need to watch for the proportion of infections in Thailand for another period. by asking people not to panic

As for the Pfizer Orange Cap vaccine, the first lot of 300,000 doses has been delivered to Thailand by Dr. Opas. Karn Kawinpong Director-General of the Department of Disease Control revealed that the vaccine has been sent to the Department of Science for quality testing. It will be available to children aged 5-11 years old. The first dose on January 31st. The goal is to vaccinate children with seven chronic diseases first, and then distribute the vaccine to schools. by grading vaccination from grade 6 students down

There are 7,587 confirmed cases of COVID-19 today, 7,801 recovered, 175,509 still in treatment and 19 deaths.



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