Omicron-strain of coronavirus was first identified in the Nizhny Novgorod region. He was found in a 28-year-old girl who is now being treated in one of the hospitals in Nizhny Novgorod. About this in Instagram regional health doctor David Melik-Huseynov said.
“The patient, 28 years old, was not vaccinated, the state of health is moderate,” wrote Melik-Huseynov. According to him, the patient’s illness is accompanied by viral pneumonia with 25% lung damage. The woman is treated in accordance with the recommendations of the Russian Ministry of Health. The infection probably did not occur on the territory of the Nizhny Novgorod region, according to the post of the head of the regional ministry of health.
In the Nizhny Novgorod region, there is now a mask and glove regime. At a distance, there must be at least 30 percent of the number of employees of enterprises. Herd immunity in the region has exceeded 62 percent, and almost 1.7 million people have completed the full vaccination cycle.
On January 2, the omicron-strain of coronavirus was detected in Karelia. He was greeted by a woman returning from France. The patient has no complaints, the woman’s condition is satisfactory.
According to Rospotrebnadzor data as of December 30, 2021, 103 cases of infection with the omicron strain were detected in Russia. The head of the department, Anna Popova, noted that those who fell ill with the new mutation of citizens were those who came from abroad.
The first cases of the omicron strain in Russia were recorded in early December. Then the coronavirus was detected in Russians who flew in from South Africa.