In Buryatia on Saturday, January 15, omicron was found in two people, and during the day doctors reported that they received two more cases.
“Thus, today we have already four cases of confirmed mutated strain of omicron. Among the four are three adults and one 15-year-old teenager. All residents of the republic,” said Elena Kuzmina, Deputy Chief sanitary Doctor of the republic.
It is noted that the patients did not travel outside the region. All of them have been vaccinated and carry the disease in a mild form.
In the Chelyabinsk region, a pregnant woman became infected with omicron. Also, the first cases of omicron infection were recorded in Khakassia. It is reported that the patients are on outpatient treatment.
Earlier it became known that the first five cases of infection with the omicron strain of coronavirus were detected in Krasnoyarsk. On January 14, Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova said that in Almost 800 cases of omicron infection have been identified in Russia. At the same time, a sharp increase in the incidence of a new strain is observed in Moscow.