Niigata Prefecture announced that 23 new cases of infection with the new mutant virus "Omicron strain" of the new coronavirus have been confirmed, including cases of suspected community-acquired infections.

Infection was confirmed in men and women in their teens to 60s, including cases of suspected community-acquired infections.



According to a screening test conducted by Niigata Prefecture from the 8th to the 11th of this month, 85% of the 56 samples were suspected to be Omicron strains, so in the prefecture, infections in the prefecture were almost replaced by Omicron strains. I think it is.



In Niigata Prefecture, "nearly 90% of people infected with the new corona have cold-like symptoms. I would like people with such symptoms to avoid going to work or going out unnecessarily and to undergo an examination." ..

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