Symptoms of the Omicron variant you should pay attention to

The Minister (s) of Health, María Teresa Valenzuela, referred this Thursday to the latest health report. At the press point they reported 7,291 new cases of Covid-19 in the country.

In addition, Valenzuela affirmed that “the cases began to increase in the last weeks. We are preparing for the next few days, reinforcing all the measures and the healthcare network ”.

Symptoms of the Omicron Variant

In relation to the positivity, he warned about the rise that will possibly be registered. “We project that in the coming weeks the new cases will increase more. We are preparing and strengthening the network to face an eventual increase in hospitalizations ”, he added.

Also, the Secretary of State pointed out that “in this epidemiological context that keeps Chile and the world on alert, we call on the population to be attentive to the unknown symptoms of Covid-19.”

Symptoms of Omicron

For its part, the Minister (s) explained that the symptoms of the Omicron variant are: fever over 37.8 degrees; mild cough, sneezing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, sore throat, stuffy or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, and diarrhea.

  • Fever over 37.8 C
  • Mild cough
  • Sneezing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • Throat pain
  • Stuffy or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

In addition, he argued that “the Seremis are deployed in different parts of the regions conducting an active search and also maintaining all self-care measures.”

In this sense, together with the list of symptoms, Minsal recommended testing immediately in case of presenting some of these.

He also reiterated the call “to get closer to getting vaccinated with the first, second, booster dose and fourth dose”, recalling that “there are still more than a million people behind who have not been vaccinated with their first booster dose.”




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