WHO concerned over Omicron variant of Covid-19

The senior official of the organization urged the people to strictly follow Covid protocols

The World Health Organization has issued a warning to the Asia-Pacific regions urging them to strengthen their healthcare services and to focus more on vaccinating the masses.
This message was issued keeping in mind the presence of the new variant, Omicron in the Asian countries.
In a virtual briefing, the regional director of the western Pacific Takeshi Kasai said that this pandemic is far from over.
He added that we should adapt with Covid-19 so that it has less impact on our lives in 2022.
The cases of Omicron has already been detected in India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and South Korea.
It was on December 4th that the fourth case of the Omicron variant was found in India. Its first two cases were in Karnataka and the third was from Gujarat.
Briefing the media, Kasai added that people should adhere to the Covid protocols. South Korea along with the other countries around the world are planning to tighten the rules as the new variant of Covid-19 can spread up to 50 per cent faster than its other variants.
Representative image.
Image: Representative image.
The Indian government is also planning to bring some restrictions on the incoming of flights from other countries.
It was on December 4th that the fourth case of the Omicron variant was found in India. Its first two cases were in Karnataka and the third was from Gujarat.
Along with entire India, Northeastern India has also been gripped with the fear of this new mutation. Every possible precaution has been taken to protect the people of the state. Several hospitals have also been made ready to fight any kind of upcoming challenge.
In the recent past, while addressing a press meet, the health minister of Assam, Keshab Mahanta also assured that the safety and security of the country-man was their prior concern and also urged the people to follow all the Covid protocols and be safe.



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