Ômicron: Sao Paulo confirms third variant of variant; The traveler came from Ethiopia – health

Tiago Queiroz/Estadão - 1/7/2021

The third case of the Brazilian variant was registered Omicron Reported this Wednesday, 1st Sao Paulo State Department of Health. The 29 – year – old from Ethiopia landed in Guerrero last Saturday, the 27th. The sample was prepared by the Adolfo Lutz Institute.

When he disembarked, on Saturday, the passenger tested Kovid-19 positive, after which he was isolated in Guarulhos, where he lives. He had already received two doses of the vaccine from Pfizer. The patient has no symptoms.

You are The first two cases of the variant were confirmed yesterday, 30, in the state of Sao Paulo. The cases were against a 41-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman. South Africa, Landed at Guerrero on the 23rd.

Epidemiological Surveillance The State Health Department reports that the epidemiological situation in the state is being monitored. In addition to claiming follow-up on all variants such as Delta, Alpha, Beta, Gamma, and now Ômicron.

The State Health Authority emphasizes that preventive measures against Kovid will continue to be crucial. Therefore, the use of masks and hand hygiene (along with soap, water or gel alcohol) also promotes the search for immunizations.

“It is important to emphasize that the nature of a virus varies from place to place due to demographic and climatic factors, for example,” Secretary of State for Health Jean Gorinchstein declared. “We took this opportunity to emphasize the importance of vaccination, especially to the 3.9 million people who have not yet taken their second dose, because it is the only way they are fully protected.”

See also  1 lakh minks to be culled immediately after 7 workers and 92,000 animals tested good for covid 19

Written By
More from Cheryl Hines
Portugal slams United kingdom final decision to depart it off quarantine checklist as ‘absurd’
(CNN) — The Portuguese authorities has denounced the British government’s selection not...
Read More
Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *