New omikron variant present in Denmark

BA.2.75 is a brand new sub-variant of omicron and has been present in a Dane who has been to southern Europe.

Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States, amongst others, have additionally reported circumstances of the variant, which was first present in India, the place it seems to have unfold very quickly.

On June 12, BA.2.75 accounted for 2 p.c of Indian circumstances of an infection, and a few month later it accounts for 23 p.c. However, the Ministry of Health emphasizes that it shouldn’t be clear whether or not the variant is extra contagious than different corona variants.

“The variant has in some countries infected more than other known variants, but it is unclear whether it will compete with BA.5 in Denmark,” the ministry writes on Twitter.

BA.5 can also be a sub-variant to omicron and is at present the dominant variant in Denmark.

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