World WHO: So far no deaths reported by Omikron reported

23:36  03 december  2021
23:36  03 december  2021 Source:   berliner-zeitung.de

suspicion of travel returns: omikron variant "with very high probability" arrived in Germany

 suspicion of travel returns: omikron variant Hesse checks the possible first omikron case in Germany. The Saarland head of government Hans sees an "hour zero" in the fight against Corona. © Photo: dpa / boris roessler passengers at the airport Frankfurt / Main (symbol image) The new omikron variant of the Coronavirus has arrived according to the Hessian Social Minister Kai Klose "with very high probability" in Germany . This was announced by the green politician on Saturday morning on Twitter.

"All findings" to spread omikron would be collected by the WHO, emphasized the WHO spokesman. This will result in the knowledge of time expanding, especially if the countries concerned were specifically searched for the omikron variant. So there will be a collection of knowledge, but "hopefully not about deaths".

  WHO: Bisher keine Todesfälle durch Omikron gemeldet © Provided by Berliner Zeitung

The new variant had been discovered for the first time in South Africa for the first time a week ago. Meanwhile, it was demonstrated in about two dozen countries, including Germany. Omikron has 32 mutations compared to the previously common coronavirus, so that it is to be feared that the variant is more easily transferable.

The WHO estimated the likelihood that Omikron spread worldwide, as "raised". She has already classified the variant as a "worrying" and the risk of omikron as "very high" assessed.

Lauterbach: Completely very vaccinated only with Booster .
you need to ensure that Omikron Germany reach as possible as possible. If the Omikron variant reaches Germany nationwide, this could affect Lauterbach words on who is considered completely vaccinated. "If we were actually the omikron wave here in Germany, then 2g would be achieved if you have the third vaccine quasi," says Lauterbach. One can then not assume with two vaccinations to be completely protected. 2G means that genisen and completely vaccinated people have access to facilities.

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