66 percent of Omicron patients have previously contracted COVID-19 – Archyde

Sunday, January 30, 2022 – 12:11 PM WIB

VIVA – A study conducted on more than 2 million people found that 2/3 out of 66 percent of people are infected Omikron have had COVID-19 before.

report BBC The study, conducted by React, found that most reinfections occur among healthcare workers and in households with children or many people living in the same household.

Omicron or variant B.1.1.529 is by far the most contagious variant of COVID-19. This variant was first identified in South Africa on November 24, 2021.

“This variant has a large number of mutations, some of which are worrying. Preliminary evidence suggests an increased risk of reinfection with this variant compared to other variants of concern,” the World Health Organization (WHO) said on November 26, as quoted by the website. Times of India.

Illustration of COVID-19/coronavirus.

According to some reports, many people who contracted COVID-19 in the second wave are also re-infecting at this time.

By emphasizing the COVID-19 health protocol, health experts have warned of reinfection.


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