Covid-19: Omicron variant BA.2.12 to be analysed on CM’s orders

Sindh government has ordered the Health and Interior Ministries to analyze the new Covid-19 Omicron’s sub-variant BA.2.12 and submit a report as soon as possible.

The order was given in a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah. 

The CM ordered the analysis of the new variant to prevent any possible risks of a virus outbreak in the province.

The National Institute of Health, in a tweet on May 9, had announced the emergence of the first case of the new Covid-19 Omicron sub-variant in the country. The new variant has been spreading rapidly in many countries.