Ola de Covid en Asia al prosperar la variante Ómicron
March 30, 2022 - Las infecciones de Covid-19 en Asia han superado los 100 millones, la región experimenta un pico en los casos encabezado por la subvariante Ómicron BA.2.
According to Reuters news agency, coronavirus infections in Asia have passed 100 million, as the region grapples with a resurgence in cases fuelled by the BA.2 Omicron sub-variant.
The region, home to more than half the world’s population, is seeing about a million new Covid-19 cases every two days – 21% of globally reported cases.
The highly contagious but less deadly BA.2 sub-variant has pushed the figures to greater highs in recent weeks in countries such as South Korea, Singapore and Vietnam.
BA.2 now represents nearly 86% of all sequenced cases, according to the World Health Organisation.