Coronavirus: Omicron now dominant in France

Published by Rizhlaine F. · Photos by My B. · Published on 3 January 2022 at 17h21
On the eve of the new year 2022, the fight against the coronavirus epidemic in France moves on. Now, the omicron variant is dominant in the country with 62.4% of suspected cases.

The epidemic surge goes on in France, as the country is about to celebrate the new year this Friday December 31, 2021, for the New Year’s Eve. Festivities once again occur with the coronavirus epidemic in the background. As 800,000 new contaminations are expected daily in January, the Omicron variant keeps its swift spread in the French country. Now, the mutation is dominant in France, taking over the Delta variant.

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According to the latest data from Santé Publique France, Omicron could represent 62.4% of contaminations related to Covid-19 in France. As of December 13, 2021, it represented 15% of cases. Within two weeks, the presence of the variant increased fourfold. This mutation – more contagious than Delta – is held responsible for the skyrocketing new contamination toll reported in France. Although less virulent, its spread speed yet worries the health authorities.

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