Omicron claws its way into the US, cases rise sharply

New York: After China, the spread of corona virus is also increasing in America, new cases of Omicron variant have increased by 40%.

According to the details, even at the beginning of the new year, the corona virus has maintained its terror on the world, even the country claiming to be a superpower, America, is not safe from its ravages.

In this regard, according to the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 44.1 percent of the total cases in the week ending December 31 are of BA two variants XBB and XBB 1.5. The XBB variant is increasing in cases in parts of Asia.

A foreign news agency According to the report In a statement given by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of Omicron cases in the country has increased 6 times in a week.

Omicron has been identified in 90 percent of cases in New York’s Southeast, Midwest and Pacific Northwest states, compared to 73 percent nationally, the statement said.

According to CDC data, more than 650,000 cases of Omicron were reported in the U.S. last week, and by the end of November, 99.5 percent of cases were of the delta variant.

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Omicron subtypes, including XBB15, BQ11BQ1, BA5 and XBB, are responsible for almost all Covid-19 infections. ,

The CDC estimates that as of this week, XBB15 is now responsible for 40.5 percent of cases in the U.S., with other strains of Amicron also responsible for the spread of the disease.

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