Omicron: The first 2 cases in Albania have been confirmed

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The technical committee of experts for dealing with the pandemic of the new coronavirus in Albania announced yesterday Thursday that the first two cases of the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 have been confirmed.

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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.

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Eugenia Tomini, director of the Albanian Institute of Public Health, pointed out that the Delta variant continues to be dominant.

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 recorded infections thus reached 206,616; the official death toll was 3,180.

Source: AMPE

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Source From: Capital

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