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Omicron mutation: The first 2 cases have been confirmed in Albania

Omicron mutation: The first 2 cases have been confirmed in Albania

Her first two cases were confirmed Omicron mutation in Albania.

During a press conference, Deputy Minister of Health and head of the committee, Mira Rakatsoli, assured that for the time being, the epidemiological country in the Balkan country remains stable.

Eugenia Tomini, the director of the Albanian Institute of Public Health, pointed out, as reported by AMPE, from her side that the Delta variant continues to be the dominant one.

The Undersecretary urged citizens to be vaccinated for COVID-19, reminding that all those over 18 have the right to receive a booster dose if they received the second one six months earlier. According to epidemiologist Silva Bino, the percentage of the population that has been vaccinated is 40%, as there has been a small increase in the last two weeks.

The Albanian Ministry of Health said yesterday that 343 cases of SARS-CoV-2 had been confirmed in the past 24 hours. The total number of registered infections thus reached 206,616 and the number of victims officially amounts to 3,180 dead.