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10 more Omicron cases detected in country

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 6th January, 2022 10:04:33 PM
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10 more Omicron cases detected in country

Ten more Omicron cases have been detected in Bangladesh, say media reports. 

The total number of confirmed cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 has risen to 20. All are from Dhaka city.

German-based global database GISAID published the information on the new Omicron cases on Thursday evening.

Of the new cases, seven are female while three are male. They were between the ages of 18 to 65.

The samples were collected from the patients between December 14 to January 3—including five in the past seven days till December 30.

There was no data on the travel history of these new Omicron cases available on the website.
Institute for Developing Science and Health Initiatives (iDesHi), the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b) and the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) submitted those genome sequence data.