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High level summary ya President Ramaphosa:

People who are showing covid-19 symptoms should still get tested.

Early detection of #omicron means that we’re better equipped to respond

There’s an increase in Covid-19 cases
The proportion of covid-19 tests that are positive has risen sharply in a short space of time.

If cases continues to climb, we could enter a #4thWave and this coincides with what the scientists have said.
We know enough about the #Omicron variant and the 1st thing is for people to vaccinate

Vaccines do work & saves lives.

Tonight I’d like to call on every person who hasn’t vaccinated to vaccinate
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⚠️My god—the new #B11259 variant being possibly ~500% more competitively infectious is the most staggering stat yet. Also, #NuVariant has more than >2x the number of bad spike mutations than Delta. Here’s an updated 🧵👇

Model by @JPWeiland matches up with graph by @jburnmurdoch
2) That spike in #B11259 displacing Delta has now caused shockwaves worldwide. It is really bad. Not only that but the previous #C12 variant also seems to be slowly growing and displacing Delta too in South Africa.
3) the new #B11259 variant has an “extremely high” 32 worrisome mutations in the spike. That is a “real concern” and much much much more worrisome than any others found to date. 👇
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