South Africa is taken aback! Patient Admin. 330% increase since the discovery of “Omicron”
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South Africa is taken aback! – On November 30, the Mirror reported concerns about the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. “Omicron” in South Africa after the rate of COVID-19 cases who was hospitalized in Kauteng Province Location of the city of Johannesburg and Pretoria administrative capital
A 330% increase since the mutation was discovered, with more than 580 people admitted to hospital in the past two weeks for coronavirus, up from around 120 people admitted two weeks earlier.
The report stated that First week of Nov. Kauteng provincial official reports COVID-19 cases be admitted to the hospital After a week, the number of admitted patients rose to 276 and reached 580 the following week.
However, it is not yet clear how high the rate of hospitalizations is due to the mutation. Since only a few patients have been diagnosed with genotypic sequencing.
As of Nov. 29, at least 203 people have been infected with Omicron in 18 countries and territories around the world. South Africa reported 124 cases, Botswana 19, Netherlands 14, United Kingdom 14, Portugal 13, Australia 6, Italy 4.
Germany and Hong Kong, 3 each, walking mark, Canada and Israel, 2 each, Belgium, Czech Republic, Austria, Spain, Sweden and Japan, 1 each.
side Mr Joe Faahla South African Minister of Health Blame it on the rapid increase in Omicron infections seen in many countries. But around the world, travel from South Africa is still restricted.
“Travel restrictions may help reduce the spread of COVID-19,” said the World Health Organization (WHO) Africa Regional Director, Dr. Matchidizo Moeti. can mutate slightly But it will have a huge impact on life and life.”