Somali Ministry of Health issues stern warning1 min read
Somali Minister of Health Dr. Fawzia Abikar Nur has warned the Somali people of a new strain of COVID-19, dubbed the Omicron Variant which is now spreading around the world.
“The Ministry of Health is informing the Somali public that COVID-19 infection has re-emerged in the world, and Omicron Variant has spread to more than 40 countries around the world,” she said.
Health experts point out that Omicron Variant is more dangerous than all previous types of COVID-19 Infection according to the minister.
The Minister said that in order to prevent the risk of this new round of COVID-19 Infection, it is important for the Somali people to be vigilant and follow the recommendations of the Ministry of Health against COVID-19 Infection such as: Regular hand washing, mouth and nose application, at a distance of at least 1 meter, and cover the mouth and nose or use a tissue when coughing or sneezing as well as getting the COVID-19 vaccine.