WHO says new omicron sub-variant detected in India; watch for symptoms

COVID-19 is far from over and it is not safe to let our guard down any time soon. According to World A New Sub-lineage of the Health Organization, Omicron Edition BA.2.75 coronavirus It has been detected in many countries including India. On July 6, 2022, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that the organization is following the development.

Omicron is a highly transmissible variant of Covid-19 and its subtypes BA.4 and BA.5 were found to be prevalent in Europe and the Americas. But a sub-lineage of BA.2.75 has been detected in India.

Monsoon has arrived and with the change in weather, the cases of cold and cold have also increased. Flu-induced sore throat is also quite common in this weather condition, followed by fever, runny nose and cough. These symptoms are very similar to those of a sore throat induced by COVID-19. Thus, it becomes important for us to differentiate.

While no reports of individual symptoms have been released so far, experts say that sore throats induced by COVID-19 cause scratching, pain and dryness. Symptoms are usually mild and do not last more than 5 days. Elderly people and patients with comorbidities should take extra precautions and consult a doctor immediately. COVID-19 is highly contagious and takes a long time to recover. Sometimes, a sore throat is accompanied by other symptoms such as loss of smell or taste, chills, fatigue, congestion, diarrhea, body aches, vomiting and nausea.

According to official figures from the Ministry of Health, India In the last 24 hours 13,615 new cases of Kovid-19 were registered with 20 deaths. The country also saw a total of 13,265 discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the overall recovery rate to around 98.50 per cent.

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