Pakistan stories first case of Omicron variant in Karachi

Pakistan reported its first case of the brand new coronavirus variant Omicron in Karachi, the Sindh well being division confirmed on Thursday.

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The provincial well being division confirmed in an announcement that the primary Omicron case was detected in a girl from Karachi. 

The contaminated lady had just lately arrived from overseas and was unvaccinated. A non-public hospital in Karachi the place she was being handled additionally confirmed that she was Covid optimistic.

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“We’re taking the journey historical past of the girl from the hospital. She will not be vaccinated,” stated the well being division.

In the meantime, 10 deaths and 350 optimistic instances of coronavirus have been reported within the nation over the last 24 hours.

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In line with the Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 46,697 assessments have been carried out throughout this era, and the positivity ratio remained 0.74 per cent. Some 771 sufferers have been in important care, added the NCOC.

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