Omicron variant: situation monitoring; Central directive to tighten vigilance; Kovid Pro

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Thiruvananthapuram: Health Minister Veena George has said that the new variant of Kovid, the Omicron virus, is being monitored. The World Health Organization is testing whether the new variant survives the vaccine. The minister demanded that the Kovid protocol be strictly adhered to in the current situation.

The state government had yesterday received a proposal from the central government regarding the new variant. The Union Health Ministry has directed to strengthen airport surveillance. Minister Veena George said the state government has taken precautionary measures accordingly.

Passengers arriving from abroad arrive home after undergoing the RTPCR test 48 hours in advance. But even after returning home, they have to undergo RTPCR test. In addition, strict quarantine standards as per central guidelines should be followed. It has been strongly suggested that this should be strictly enforced. The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that this is a worrying development.

The genetic sequencing of the virus is currently underway. Samples are taken by identifying each level, including the suspicious categories. At present no new virus variants have been detected in Kerala. No variants have been found in Kerala, including those previously reported in Israel and England. However, the Minister of Health said that regular genetic testing is ongoing.

The World Health Organization says it is extremely destructive

New strains of the virus have been confirmed in African countries such as South Africa, Botswana, the Asian country of Hong Kong, Israel and the European country of Belgium. In South Africa alone, more than 100 people have been diagnosed with the virus. The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that a new strain of the virus, called omicron, is deadly. The World Health Organization (WHO) says the virus is highly contagious.


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