The so-called Stealth Omicron variant is now the dominant COVID-19 strain in the United States of america , according to the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
It is Also known as BA.2, the strain comprises about 55 percent of domestic coronavirus cases in the week ending March 26.
The Stealth Omicron variant is now the dominant COVID-19 variant in the United States
According to the CDC‘s (Center for disease control ) Coved Data Tracker, the high-profile appearance on the East Coast was responsible for 35 percent of the cases in the week ending March 19 and 22 percent the week before.
B. A. 2 is now responsible for more than 70 percent of covid-19 cases in the Northeast.
The Omicron subvariant is more contagious than the original but does not appear to be the cause of the more serious disease. The variant BA.2 spreads about 1.5 times faster than the original Omicron strain, although it did not reduce the hospitalization of the patients or vaccine effectiveness to the people .
There are High numbers of strains have been detected in several other countries, including Denmark, the United Kingdom, India and rest of the world .