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COVID: Omicron accounted for 81% of cases Jan 3

14 January 2022 22:31

ROME. KAZINFORM - The highly infectious Omicron strain of the coronavirus accounted for 81% of COVID-19 cases detected in Italy on January 3, the Higher Health Institute (ISS) said Friday, ANSA reports.

The older Delta variant accounted for 19%, the ISS said.
Omicron prevalence varied between 33% and 100% according to the Italian region examined, it said.