l last Friday, Secretary of Health of Mexico City, Oliva López Arellano, he confirmed that the rise in infections of Covid-19 is due to the Omicron variant, also called on citizens to continue care in the face of the coronavirus.
How many cases of Omicron are there to this day in CDMX?
The Global Initiative on Sharing All Influenza Data (GISAID) reported that as of Saturday, January 8, 648 cases of the Omicron variant have been registered in Mexico
Why should the increase in cases by Omicron not generate fear?
Health institutions have highlighted that the Omicron variant spreads faster than others, which is why it produces more infections, but they have also indicated that it is not as serious, in CDMX hospitalizations have not increased.
Has Omicron already passed Delta as a variant of Covid in CDMX?
López Arellano indicated that the Ómicron variant is already the dominant one in Mexico City.
What are the symptoms of Omicron?
Among the most common symptoms of this variant are the following:
· Throat irritation
· Runny nose
· Muscle pains
If I have a cold, can I have Covid-19? This is recommended by the authorities
If a cold occurs, there may be the possibility that it is Covid-19 but it would have to be accompanied by other symptoms such as throat, head and cut body odor.