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Coronavirus variant (XBB.1.5) detected in Kuwait

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KUWAIT CITY, Jan 11 : Kuwait’s Ministry of Health announced Wednesday that genetic tests have detected an XBB.1.5 variant, which belongs to a subset of the omicron variant of the coronavirus.

In a statement, the ministry said that the indicators of the epidemiological situation in the country witness stability, renewing the call for adherence to prevention guidelines, especially in light of preliminary information regarding the ease of transmission of this variant, which was discovered according to genetic analyzes in more than 30 countries around the world.

The ministry also pointed out that the emergence of such variants is expected and does not cause concern, adding that there is a close follow-up of the epidemiological situation by the advisory team on coronavirus developments.(KUNA)

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