As a result of laboratory tests, “Omicron” strain was found in 7 samples examined in Armenia. This was reported by the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CRC) of the Ministry of Health.
“Molecular genetic testing of PCR-positive patients with coronavirus disease is ongoing. Samples are taken from patients with double-positive PCR, patients with coronavirus disease, and those who tested positive for positive PCR entering the country by air. “As a result of ongoing laboratory tests, the Omicron strain was found in the 7 samples examined,” the statement reads.
Ministry of Health calls for compliance with anti-epidemic rules վել vaccinated ․ “In the context of recurring new strains, particularly Omicron, vaccines are especially used, including stimulant doses,” the ministry said.
The “Omicron” strain of COVID-19 was found in Armenia on January 9. The Ministry of Health reported the first two cases.
4,040 tests were performed in Armenia on January 16, of which 168 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed, ie 4.1% of the tests were positive. 46 people recovered in one day, 1 case of death was registered. A total of 347,785 cases of coronavirus disease have been confirmed in Armenia, of which 333,655 have recovered. A total of 2,644,655 tests were performed. 4,594 patients are actually receiving treatment.