Over 99% Covid-19 cases are Omicron in Oman: Ministry of Health

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Muscat: The Majority of cases currently in Oman with percentage of more than 99% are mutated omicron says Ministry of Health

In a statement Oman news said : Dr. Amal Bint Saif, concerned, director of the Department of Infection Prevention and Control at the Ministry of Health, clarifies that all laboratory and epidemiological evidence from prevalence analyzes confirm that the majority of cases currently in the Sultanate of Oman, with a percentage of more than 99 percent, are mutated or omicron.

The Director of the Department of Prevention and Infection Control said in a statement to the Sultanate of Oman TV that the analyzes and figures confirm that there will be a further increase in the coming period in the number of cases, and the reproduction number has exceeded 2.2, which is a high number, and the doubling rate will occur within 6 days, according to the epidemiological analysis of the numbers of the past weeks.

The concerned person adds that the Omicron mutant has spread in all governorates of the Sultanate of Oman and there are governorates in which the positivity has reached 25 percent of the tests, meaning that among every 100 people who have symptoms during this period, there are 25 people and a quarter of the person has a corona infection.
The Director of the Department of Prevention and Infection Control at the Ministry of Health says that the decisions of the Supreme Committee aim to preserve the health system and other necessary services and provide health care for all citizens during this period because the cadres in the health system are part of society.
The higher the number of cases in the community means the higher the number of cases in the health sector.
The concerned person confirms that the infection of Omicron is generally minor compared to the previous mutant, but it should be noted that it differs from one country to another and from one society to another, and all studies confirm that the severity of symptoms by 25% is related to the nature of the mutant itself.

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