“We were expecting Omicron Virus” - says Modou Njai


 By Alimatou S Bajinka

Modou Njai, the Director of Health Promotion and Education at the Ministry of Health, said the country was expecting to have cases of  the Omicron variant.

 He made these remarks in an interview with The Outpost on Tuesday 11th January 2022, at his office in Kotu.   

“We were expecting to have cases of Omicron variant” said Modou Njai. 

The new Omicron variant he said, has been first detected by his Ministry in other African countries. 

He said his Ministry have confirmed 26 cases of the Omnicron variant in the country.

“As long as it was in the nearby countries we knew we wont escaped. We stood our grounds and began preparing for it. Recently after various sequences we were able detect 26 cases” he concluded.


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