The Omicron variant, which caused an explosion in the number of cases all over the world and in our country, was once again among the most searched topics of the day. Millions of our citizens all over our country are also searching for the symptoms, incubation period and meeting status of the variant in question, as the number of cases has reached 90 thousand.
What Are the Symptoms of Omicron Variant?
While the first symptoms of coronavirus are high fever and cough, these symptoms are less common in the Omicron variant. The most common symptoms detected so far in the Omicron variant are as follows:
- Runny nose
- Throat ache
- Joint pain
New Signs of Omicron Variant
Recently, the Delta variant of Kovid-19, as well as the Omicron variant, have caused an increase in cases throughout the country, especially in Istanbul.
In addition, there was an increase in seasonal flu cases all over Turkey. This situation brought to mind the question of what are the differences and similarities between the symptoms of these diseases.
Common symptoms of flu include cough, sore throat, fever, runny nose, weakness, headache, joint pain and shortness of breath, sneezing, and loss of smell and taste.
World Dominant Variant Omicron
In the last week, approximately 22 million new Covid-19 cases were recorded worldwide, while over 59 thousand people died due to the virus.
It has been noted that the Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Lambda and Mu variants of Covid-19 have all decreased in global presence, while Omicron has almost completely replaced the previous variants.
It was stated that 433 percent of the 223 thousand 19 positive Covid-93 samples collected by the Global Initiative for the Sharing of Influenza Data (GISAID) from the world in the last month belonged to Omicron, 6,7 percent to Delta and the rest to other variants.
With these figures, it was emphasized that the global spread of Covid-19 was characterized through Omicron.