The Coronavirus Omicron’s variant has been put to document in the New York City. Five cases were discovered in the New York according to Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Kathy Hochul.
According to Hochul, two cases were documented in Queens, one in Brooklyn and one in Suffolk county Island.
“Let me made it clear that there’s nothing to be panicked for, we knew the variant was coming and we have all the necessary tools to put an end to it, wear your mask and get vaccinated.” Hochul added.
The news arrived on same day Omicron variant was discovered in Colorado and Minnesota and the person who got affected with the variant in Minnesota travelled to New York for an anime convention in November.
Also, this week case(s) was also discovered in California.
According to the World Health Organisation, Omicron is classified as a variant of concern as scientists work to determine how it will compare to the delta variant in terms of severity.
Omicron variant was first reported by South African scientist but the sample came from other countries in Southern African.
It was affirmed that those who got infected by the new variant have suffered “very mild symptoms” so far