Omicron Latest News: 99.5 Pc Samples Found Infected With Omicron Sub-variants In Mumbai: BMC



Omicron Latest News: During the 12th genome sequencing series in the country’s financial capital Mumbai, 279 samples were tested, out of which 278 samples were found to be infected with the Omicron form of the SARS-Cov-2 virus and one sample with the delta form. In the 12th series sequencing at the Genome Sequencing Laboratory of Kasturba Hospital, run by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), 279 COVID-19 samples were screened, out of which 202 samples were collected from Mumbai and the remaining samples outside the city. were of

One sample was found infected with the delta pattern

The civic body said that out of 202 samples from Mumbai, 201 (99.5%) samples were found infected with Omicron and one sample was found infected with Delta form. According to the BMC, out of 202 patients, 24 (12 per cent) are in the age group of up to 20 years, 88 (44 per cent) in the age group of 21 to 40 years, 52 patients (26 per cent) in the age group of 41 to 60 years, 32 patients ( 13 per cent) were in the age group of 61 to 80 years and only five patients (two per cent) were above 80 years.

Omicron found in all 24 patients aged 20 years

The BMC said that samples of all 24 patients in the age group of up to 20 years were found infected with the Omicron form of the corona virus, but none of them had any serious symptoms of the disease. According to the civic body, out of these 202 patients, two had received only the first dose of the Kovid-19 vaccine, while 129 patients had received both the doses, of which nine patients had to be hospitalized and only one. Had to put him in the ICU.

71 out of 202 patients did not get the vaccine

The BMC said that out of 202 patients, 71 had not administered a single dose of the Kovid-19 vaccine. Nine of them were admitted to the hospital, but only two had to be kept in the ICU. One of them died. Between May 14 and May 24, out of 201 patients found to be infected with Omicron, three patients were infected with the BA.4 and one patient with the BA.5 subtype.

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