Pune: Now patients of BA.4 and BA.5, new mutations of Corona virus omecran, have been found in Maharashtra. A total of seven such cases have been found in the city of Pune. thirty-five b. j This information has come to light according to the latest report of the Genetic Sequencing Survey carried out in coordination with the Medical Association. The state health department said in its daily report on Saturday. Genetic testing by the Indian Institute of Scientific Education and Research (IISER) has found these new species and has been confirmed by the Indian Biological Data Center (IBDC) Faridabad.
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State Infectious Disease Survey Officer Dr. Pradip Awate said that all these patients are from Pune city and from May 4 to 18, 2022. There are four male patients and three female patients. Four patients are in the age group of 50 years and two patients are in the age group of 20 to 40 years. One patient is less than ten years old. Two patients have traveled to South Africa and Belgium. All three have traveled to Kerala and Karnataka in India. The other two patients did not travel. Except for a nine-year-old boy, all the others have been vaccinated against corona. BA.4 and BA.5 are omicron types. According to the international patient graph, the rate of transmission of this type of virus is significant. Awate explained.
Although the symptoms are mild, caution is needed.
All of these patients had mild symptoms of coronary heart disease. No one needs to be hospitalized. All were treated at home in isolation. Now all these patients have fully recovered.