The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare reported 28 confirmed cases and 46 potential cases of the new mutant “omiciron”.
Announced by the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare as part of the National Epidemiological, Genomic Vigilance and Surveillance System. 27 new cases were confirmed The new “Omicron” of the SARS-Cove-2 virus has been documented since the first infection was confirmed on Wednesday, December 15, 2021, bringing the total number of confirmed cases of this mutation to 28.
The 28 cases are divided into:
-13 cases in the Casablanca-Setat region,
-11 cases in Rabat-Sale-Kenitra region,
-And 4 cases in the face-meknes area.
Of these confirmed cases, 20 were reported in seven family homes, and 8 were isolated cases. Five of them are 4 months to 13 years old.
In addition, the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare indicates that 46 possible cases have been reported and are under investigation. 14 In the Maracak-Safi region.
According to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, new suspected cases are being registered every day in the form of infection or contact with confirmed cases or cases with specific epidemiological characteristics.
Samples are analyzed as part of the Genomic Vigilance System. Before being confirmed by genetic analysis, they are considered probable cases by a specific PCR test.
This Tuesday, December 21, 2021, the Epidemiological Surveillance System recorded 381 confirmed Kovid-19 cases, the highest daily number since the beginning of the Intermediate Period, including 38 cases of the new “Omiciron” mutant. In other words, of the 381 new cases reported so far, 38 or 10% are thought to have been caused by omega.
As a result, the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare warns of a possible re-emergence of the epidemic Very possible, In view ofSignificant increase in the number of cases and infectious diseases, especially in the family.
Therefore, the Ministry urges all citizens, men and women to fully adhere to individual and collective preventive measures and measures: the need to wear a proper mask, wash your hands frequently or sterilize with disinfectant, alcohol and physical distance. Rapid consumption of first, second and third booster doses. As we have been doing since the beginning of this epidemic, the Ministry will keep you informed of all the developments related to the spread of this mutant in our country.
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