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US: Omicron Variant Accounts For 99.9% of New Weekly Covid-19 Cases

According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the United States, the high contagious and transmissible Omicron variant of the novel corona virus has been accounting for 99.9 percent of the new weekly infections of the novel corona virus in the United States.

The Delta variant of the novel corona virus, which has been increased last year and it has only making up the remaining 0.1 percent in the week that has been ending on 29th January 2022, and the new novel corona virus infections has been driven by the Omicron covid-19 variant has also been increasing rapidly since the month of December 2021.

According to the data US CDC, the Omicron covid-19 variant has also been accounted for only 0.6 percent of the new corona virus cases in the week that has been ending on ending on 4th December 2021 increasing to 89.3 percent in the ending of the week ending on 1st January 2022, and 97.8 percent in the week ending on 15th January 2022.

Many studies have also suggested that the currently authorized novel corona virus vaccines can possibly provide strong protection of the people against the hospitalization and deaths caused by the Omicron covid-19 variant in the United States.