Omicron Sub Variants in Pakistan
The National Institute of Health tweeted, ‘First case of BA.2.12.1, a subform of Omicron, has been reported in Pakistan. Due to this new subtype, the number of cases is increasing in different countries.
Pakistan (Pakistan) in Omicron (Omicron) The first case of infection from the subform BA.2.12.1 has been reported. Health officials gave this information on Monday. Corona virus worldwide due to this sub-form of Omicron (Corona Virus) The possibility of a new wave of infection cases has arisen. The National Institute of Health tweeted, ‘First case of BA.2.12.1, a subform of Omicron, has been reported in Pakistan. Due to this new subtype, the number of cases is increasing in different countries.
The institute said in another tweet, ‘The best way to avoid this (besides wearing masks in crowded places) is to get the COVID-19 vaccine. We request people to get vaccinated. People who want to take booster doses should take them immediately.
WHO report on death figures rejected
A recent WHO report claimed that 2,60,000 people died of COVID-19 in Pakistan, but according to official figures, the death toll in Pakistan was 30,369. According to media reports, Health Minister Abdul Qadir Patel We are collecting data on deaths due to COVID manually, there may be some difference but it may not be in hundreds of thousands. This is completely baseless.
The WHO said on Thursday that nearly 15 million people have died in the past two years either from coronavirus infection or its impact on health systems, with most deaths in Southeast Asia, Europe and the Americas. Patel said that the government has rejected the figures of the World Health Body and told it about the calculation process. According to the news of ‘Sama News’, the government suspects an error in the software used by the WHO to collect the number of deaths.
Cases are also increasing rapidly in China
Meanwhile, Faisal Sultan, former special assistant to the then prime minister on health-related matters, said the WHO’s data on deaths due to coronavirus in Pakistan is “not reliable”. Corona cases are increasing rapidly in China. There is a lockdown in 26 cities. The population of 21 crore is in homes. Schools have been closed for almost two months in 8 provinces including Xijingyan, Jilin, Shanghai, Beijing. The cases of infection due to Omicron virus are not decreasing here.
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