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Omicron becoming dominant in new COVID infections, says NICD

a hand holding a blue object: © jarun011/123rf.comCAPE TOWN - Omicron seems, by all accounts, to be ruling new COVID-19 contaminations.

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) on Thursday said around 75% of tests were trying positive for the new variation.


South African researchers reported its disclosure last week.


There were more than 8,500 new COVID19 cases recorded on Wednesday and the NICD expects a remarkable ascent with Omicron driving the flood.


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NICD clinical microbiologist educator Anne von Gottberg tended to a WHO Africa instructions on Thursday. She said: "For the long stretch of November, we had 249 groupings and of those, 183 have been viewed as Omicron."


She's likewise cautioned that at this stage, it seems past disease doesn't appear to offer security against Omicron.


In excess of 20 nations have revealed instances of the Omicron variation, while South Africa and Botswana represent 62%


Omicron becoming dominant in new COVID infections, says NICD (msn.com)

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