2nd Jun 2023


UK: Omicron has 50 to 70 percent smaller hospitalisation rate

Preliminary data published by Britain's public health agency suggests that people with the omicron variant of coronavirus are between 50 percent and 70 percent less likely to end up in hospital than those with the delta variant, Deutsche Welle writes. However, the UK Health Security Agency cautioned that its analysis was "preliminary and highly uncertain" due to the small number of omicron patients in hospitals.

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