Covid Veneto, Omicron variant: first case a 40-year-old Vicenza. Zaia: “Maximum alert”

Covid Veneto, Omicron variant: first case a 40-year-old Vicenza. Zaia: “Maximum alert”
Covid Veneto, Omicron variant: first case a 40-year-old Vicenza. Zaia: “Maximum alert”

Veneto, 3 December 2021 – First case of a patient affected by the variante Omicron in Veneto: he is a 40-year-old from Vicenza returned from South Africato. Also infected with Covid his wife and one of two children: sequencing is underway for them to find out if they have been infected with the South African variant of the virus.
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The Omicron variant of Covid 19 was sequenced for the first time in Veneto, in the laboratories of theZooprophylactic Institute of the Venezie (IZS). The news is given by the President of the Region Luca Zaia.
This is a male person, resident in the Vicenza area, who returned from a business trip to South Africa. The patient, who is vaccinated, tested negative for a first swab done on return, but, perceiving some slight symptoms, he did a second one, which gave a positive result, highlighting the Omicron variant at the end of the sequencing.
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At the moment it is a few words, shows only mild symptoms, quarantined at home with his wife and two children. Their wife and one of the two children are positive, also tested positive for the swab and paucisymptomatic. For them, sequencing is still ongoing.
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“We are in maximum alert on the whole front – underlines Zaia – and this one novelty, not beautiful but expected, demonstrates that the network of controls, swabs and sequencing works effectively. We are making our best efforts – adds the President – with a daily average of about one hundred thousand tampons and with an efficient sequencing system such as that of Izs. We will continue with this control and prevention effort which has been, is and will be fundamental ”.
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