Omicron, five other Covid positives in Caserta: they are connected to patient zero. De Luca: “Variant now fully widespread”

Omicron, five other Covid positives in Caserta: they are connected to patient zero. De Luca: “Variant now fully widespread”
Omicron, five other Covid positives in Caserta: they are connected to patient zero. De Luca: “Variant now fully widespread”

Five new cases of positivity to the Omicron variant they registered in Campania, a Caserta, where the patient Zero, an Eni manager: it is a teacher and three classmates who attend the same schools as his children. In addition to them, also the caregiver who works with the family. The latter are added to the four positives to the variant (in addition to patient zero himself, a teacher and two students) identified in the past few hours.

In the past few hours, in fact, the laboratory of Cotugno of Naples found that patient zero’s two children and wife were also positive for Omicron, while patient zero’s mother and mother-in-law could not be sequenced due to low viral load. As for the classes of the Caserta elementary school attended by the two sons of the manager, it must be said that teachers and students – about forty people in total – had already been subjected in recent days to a double series of swabs after the positivity had emerged. of patient zero’s two children, and all tests were negative. In the third series, however, carried out on last Sunday, November 28, the three new positives emerged: the teacher and the two positive students are doing well. The two classes should remain in solitary confinement, with the use of Dad, until 3 December. Meanwhile in Caserta an elementary school has been closed – but not because it is linked to the affair of ‘patient Zero’ – in relation to some cases of positivity to Covid found among teachers and students.

“Here we are. The Omicron variant is fully widespread“. This was said, raising great alarm, by the president of the Campania regional council, Vincenzo De Luca. “I see the film from two years ago – added De Luca – when we found the first positive patient in a municipality of Cilento and it seemed to be an isolated case”. “No anguish – added De Lucia – but great prudence, otherwise everything is closed”. The president of Campania has appealed to the police to enforce the obligation to wear masks outdoors which – he recalled – “has always been in force in Campania”. “We have to don’t waste a minute of time. Not even a minute, if we want to avoid closing Italy. The figure of the 5 positives I gave to say that by now the wave of contagion has fully started, so we really don’t have a minute of time to lose ”, he continued.

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Omicron Covid positives Caserta connected patient Luca Variant fully widespread

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