The Omicron coronavirus strain has been identified in 38 countries of the world.
This statement was made by the expert of the World Health Organization Maria van Kerkhove.
“We have received messages from 38 countries,” she said.
According to Kerkhove, the number of infections in the countries of South Africa is growing. However, specialists are still faced with the task of & ndash; to understand whether the new strain is more infectious or not.
“We do not exclude that Omicron may aggravate the situation with the disease in Europe, which is dominated by the Delta strain”, & ndash; she noted.