Omicron: 22 new cases detected, 55 in Bangladesh so far
Twenty-two more cases of Omicron variant of the Covid-19 have been detected in Bangladesh, taking the total tally to 55 till yesterday, according to GISAID, the global database for genomic data on the coronavirus.
These Omicron cases were detected at the virology laboratory of International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, (icddr,b). The latter shared the report with GISAID yesterday.
Earlier, three new Omicron cases were detected in the country on January 10.
On December 11, Bangladesh reported its first two cases of the Omicron variant in two members of the Bangladesh women's cricket team.