Two new variants of the omicron coronavirus strain have been identified in Poland. This was announced by the Deputy Minister of Health of the country, Waldemar Kraska.
According to him, it is still unclear how these mutations will behave in the future.
“We already have At the moment, two new sub-variants of the Omicron strain that are observed in our country,” Kraska said on Polish Radio.
He stressed that Omicron accounts for 96% of all cases of coronavirus detected in the country. This disease will not go away from everyday life so easily, and certain rules and habits, namely social distance, masks and disinfection, will not remain forever, but for quite a long time.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, more than 5.4 million cases of coronavirus infection, more than 108 thousand patients with COVID-19 have died.
Earlier, Pavel Volchkov, head of the MIPT genomic engineering laboratory, told where the new coronavirus superstrain, which has been talked about lately, can appear.
In his opinion, this is likely to happen in China or South Asia. The appearance of a new superstrain in these places is explained by their “zero tolerance”; to the coronavirus.