KARACHI: Pakistan has reported the first suspected case of the new Covid-19 variant Omicron in Karachi.
Sindh Minister for Health and Population WelfaThursday that a genomic study is being conducted which will confirm the exact variant but for now getting both doses of the vaccine is the best precaution.
“We have not yet conducted a genomic study but the way the virus is behaving, it seems likely that it is the Omicron variant,” she said.
Separately, the health department disclosed that the 57-year-old patient, with no travel history, is currently isolating at home, adding that efforts are underway to conduct contact tracing to confirm whether there are more infections or not. – TLTPre Dr Azra Pechuho said in a video statement on