The new strain of Omicron coronavirus turned out to be not as scary as it is supposed to be.
According to AFP, COVID-19 cases in Africa for doubled a week, but hospital admissions remain low.
Omicron is “ reaching more African countries, '' according to the WHO Africa office, but researchers are still investigating whether the strain is behind the dramatic rise in incidence. >
& quot; Data for hospital admissions in South Africa between November 14 and December 4 showed that intensive care unit occupancy was only 6.3%. This is a very low figure compared to the same period when the country faced a peak associated with the Delta option '', & ndash; noted in WHO.