March 28, 2023

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Egypt records the first 3 cases of the Omigron mutation

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The Egyptian Ministry of Health announced on Friday that the first three cases of the new corona virus strain Omigran have been registered in Egypt.

The ministry said in a statement: “There are two cases in which no symptoms have been reported.

Based on the results of genetic sequencing testing conducted for all positive events detected, by monitoring arrivals from countries where the mutant originated, and sorting and isolation points at Cairo International Airport, the ministry said. Genetic sequencing testing showed that there were three positive cases of the strain “Omigron “.26 in confirmed corona virus cases.

He confirmed that they were isolated and that all precautionary measures had been taken against those in contact with them.

According to the monitoring body, there are two cases that are not affected by any symptoms, the third case is characterized by mild infection symptoms and three cases are isolated by the medical team and are subject to follow-up, the ministry added. .

It pointed out that the monitoring and follow-up process did not detect any other infection with the “Omicron” variant at any airports or ports.

The Ministry of Health has appealed for people to follow all preventive and precautionary measures against the corona virus, wear masks and maintain body space, and urgently seek to obtain corona virus vaccines to protect them from the risk of infection.


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