Health Minister Zahid Maleque has expressed concern over the spread of new variant Omicron of Covid-19 in the country. According to the result of genome sequencing, Omicron is present in 69 per cent of corona cases in the capital.
The health minister gave this information in response to a question of journalists at the secretariat on Monday. He said, "69 per cent of the corona victims in the capital are affected by the new variant Omicron. This information was obtained by genome sequencing.'