Health National Telangana

Amid New Covid Variant Omicron Concern Telangana Health Minister Review Meeting

Hyderabad : Telangana Health Minister T harish Rao reviewed preparations, surveillance measures, regarding #Omicron-new variant of concern. #Telangana Health dept has strengthened surveillance at airports.

No one is aware of the effect, severity, complications caused by #Omicron. We still have to know about it. Whenever we receive an alert during pandemic, we have to be alert. Says dme_telangana Dr Ramesh Reddy .

The new variant has been detected in Botswana, Hong Kong, South Africa and some European countries. “Those who are fully vaccinated will be quarantined at home and monitored.Scientists and vaccine manufacturers have declared that currently available COVID #vaccines provides full protection against #Omicron.

Nearly 25 lakh people did not take second dose of vaccine despite completing due date (gap between doses) says Director of Health g Srinivas Rao Around 90% of the 2.77 crore of targeted population took first dose and 45% took second dose.

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