Omicron variant in Campania: first suspected case, all contacts isolated

Omicron variant in Campania: first suspected case, all contacts isolated
Omicron variant in Campania: first suspected case, all contacts isolated

A citizen of Campania, returning from southern Africa, tested positive for the molecular swab. With him also his family unit consisting of 5 people. Mild symptoms encountered. Immediately all contacts were placed in prudential isolation. At the same time, the virus is being sequenced to ascertain its type.

“In relation to the story of our fellow citizen who returned from African countries – declares the president Vincenzo De Luca – and taking into account the news of recent days relating to the” omicron “variant, all the necessary precautionary measures have been promptly adopted and the sequencing of the virus to verify its nature with certainty. This episode also invites us once again to complete the vaccination cycle and to have behaviors inspired by the utmost prudence, starting with the use of the mask which in Campania – it is right to remember – it has always remained mandatory in closed and open places where distancing is not guaranteed. It also reiterates the need for maximum control by the police and municipal police, including sanctions, against those who do not comply to the observance of the ordinance of the Region “.

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