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.

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, 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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