62 Omicron cases detected in Lahore

62 Omicron cases detected in Lahore
62 Omicron cases detected in Lahore

According to the provincial health department, another 62 cases of Omicron variant were confirmed in Lahore on Monday.
However, the number of confirmed Omicron cases in Punjab has increased to 117, with 112 in the provincial capital alone. People infected with the variation include six members of a single-family.
Moreover, the health department said the Omicron variant is spreading fast with an infection rate higher than that of the Delta variant of the coronavirus.
On Sunday, Planning and Development Minister Asad Umar, who also heads the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), said, there is clear evidence of the beginning of another Covid wave which has been expected for the last few weeks.
“Genome sequencing shows that with the increase in omicron cases, particularly in Karachi,” he tweeted, advising residents to follow SOPs, which include wearing masks, to keep the virus away.


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