Mumbai: Mumbai Another case of Omicron sub-variant XE has come to the fore. BMC has confirmed that a 64-year-old man has now been infected with the XE variant in Santa Cruz, Mumbai. It is learned that he had gone to Vadodara for work on March 11, where his health deteriorated after attending a meeting at a holt. Her COVID test confirmed that she was infected.
BMC said in a statement that The infected person is double vaccinated. So he managed to return to Mumbai from Gujarat. The report revealed that when the sample was genome sequenced here, it was infected with the XE variant. The BMC said that the person has received both doses of the corona vaccine. He has no symptoms of corona, his condition is stable.
The foreign woman took both the doses
A few days ago, the BMC had confirmed in Mumbai that she was infected with the XE variant of the African woman. A 50-year-old foreign woman in Mumbai who was reportedly infected with the XE variant had already taken both doses of the corona vaccine. The woman was asymptomatic. He had no symptoms of corona. She had reached Mumbai from South Africa on 10 February. Prior to this he had no travel history.
A case of XE variant was also found in Gujarat.
In the new variant of Corona XE has knocked. On March 13, a person came Kovid positive, but after a week his condition was fine. When the sample results came, the person was infected with the XE variant.
If the newer variant is XE, which is 10% more lethal than the BA.2 strain
, it may be about 10% more infectious than Omicron’s sub-variant BA.2. The World Health Organization has expressed concern about this. XE Omicron has two sub-lineages BA.1 and BA.2 recombinant strains. The WHO has stated that it will continue to associate with the Omicron variant until significant changes are observed in its transmission rate and disease behavior.