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Unvaccinated Texas Man Turns into First Omicron Demise In US: Report

The variant of the accounts for 73% of US coronavirus infections.


US’ Texas on Monday reported its first dying associated to the Omicron variant, a person who was unvaccinated, the Harris County well being division stated.

It’s believed to be the primary recognized recorded Omicron dying in the USA, ABC Information reported. The US Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention (CDC) didn’t instantly reply to a request for touch upon the difficulty.

The sufferer, aged between 50-60 years previous, was at larger threat of extreme issues from COVID-19 as he was unvaccinated, the well being division stated in a press release.

County choose Lina Hidalgo tweeted that the person was the primary native fatality from the variant.

“Please – get vaccinated and boosted,” Hidalgo stated.

The Omicron variant of the coronavirus accounts for 73% of US coronavirus infections primarily based on sequencing information for the week ended December 18, the CDC stated on Monday.

Earlier in December, Britain reported the primary publicly confirmed dying globally from Omicron. Twelve folks in Britain have now died with the variant, and 104 are at present in hospital with it, Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab advised Occasions Radio on Monday.



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