The number of reinfections is rising sharply in the Czech Republic, but the state is not presenting them

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In the final two days, the number of folks with recurrent infections has exceeded 1,000 for the first time. These information are not secret, but are drowned in information information and the Czech Ministry of Health’s displays to the public do not embrace them. That is to alter, the Novinky.cz portal wrote on Thursday.

“That information is public, we publish it in information information. The enhance is indeniable,” Ladislav Dušek, Director of the Institute of Health Information and Statistics (ÚZIS), informed the News.

He added that the information on reinfections, which started to extend considerably with the creation of the extra contagious variant of omicron, and which can be harder for extraordinary residents to seek out, will likely be included amongst the fundamental revealed information.

It could be seen from the graphs {that a} partial enhance in reinfections occurred final summer season, when the epidemic stagnated and the number of new confirmed instances was low. An additional enhance was seen in the autumn, when the delta variant nonetheless prevailed. This could possibly be associated to the weakening safety of individuals who have overcome COVID-19 earlier. During the autumn, the share of recorded reinfections in the whole number of new infections was round two to a few p.c.

The turning level got here quickly after the affirmation of the incidence of omicron in the Czech Republic. The reinfection charge curve began to rise sharply earlier than the finish of 2021, and through the first two weeks of this yr, their charge exceeded one tenth of all confirmed instances.

According to the information, Omikron is already the predominant variant of the coronavirus in the Czech Republic, and consultants anticipate that inside a number of days it would utterly dominate and displace the beforehand most widespread variant of the delta.

At the Elisabeth Pharmacon laboratory in Brno, exams on Monday and Tuesday omikron variants have been revealed in 85 p.c of instances, stated the director of the laboratory, Omar Šerý. According to Šerý, 18 p.c of the samples have been constructive for the covid, and this share additionally began to develop.

In the case of omikron, consultants say that this feature is prone to overwhelm the total inhabitants, regardless of earlier covid or vaccination.

According to consultants, vaccination ought to stop a extreme course of the an infection, which is additionally much less widespread in this variant.

The speedy enhance, which can present itself in tens of hundreds of folks contaminated each day, ought to ease quickly in the center of February, writes Novinky.cz.

Authors: TASR, mar

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