The omicron variant of the Covid-19 is killing people in the world and therefore, should not be classified as "mild," the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. Despite everything, the organization has detailed that in the last week, cases with respect to the precedent have grown and, however, mortality has dropped by 10%.
The Secretary of Public Health of the Generalitat, Carmen Cabezas, has highlighted that the recall doses of the VACCO-19 vaccine reduce more than 15 times the probability of entering intensive care units (UCI) and almost seven times the probability of Conventional hospitalization in more than 70 years, regarding unvaccinated persons.
He has said it this Wednesday at a press conference in which he explained that 28,402 positive cases of the Global in Catalonia are reinfections - a 2% -: 8% among those under 50 years of age and 5.25% among those over 50 years; And he has detailed that 330 people have been infected three times and one person, four.
The presence of Coronavirus in the wastewater of the Canal de Isabel II is in historical maximums, with much difference with respect to the preceding waves, since the system began to collect data in summer of 2020.
The latest available data indicate that in most of the 179 municipalities of the Community of Madrid, and all the districts of the capital except Linear City, there have been strong or weak promotions of COVID records in sewage of the Canal, with respect to the week preceding.
The omicron variant of the Covid-19 is killing people in the world and therefore, should not be classified as "mild," the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.
The WHO head of the WHO, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreysus, recalled that the high number of cases caused by omicron, more contagious than the previous Delta variant, has caused pressure in hospitals.
"Although omicron seems to be less severe compared to delta, especially for vaccinated people, it does not mean that it should be classified as mild," said WHO director at a press conference.
"Like the previous variants, omicron causes hospitalizations and is killing people," insisted, adding that the exponential increase in contagions "is overflowing health systems around the world."Updated Date: 07 January 2022, 01:54