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First Omicron case confirmed in Pakistan, suspected cases being monitored

First Omicron case confirmed in Pakistan, suspected cases being monitored
December 13, 2021 Web Desk

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The National Institute of Health (NIH) has confirmed the first case of Omicron in Karachi on Monday.

According to NIH, a citizen has tested positive for the variant of Omicron. The suspected cases are being monitored continuously.

Epidemiologist Dr Rana Jawad has said that in more than seven countries of the world Omicron cases have been confirmed. “Virus like Omicron cannot be stopped. It spreads more rapidly than other variants. Omicron also attacks those people also which already have been affected. Symptoms of Omicron are similar to the first variant. In winter season this virus spreads with more speed. Avoid to go in rush places and use face mask.”

Vaccination has been made mandatory to protect against the severe effects of coronavirus.