NEW: Israel and UK detect cases of new highly transmissible Omicron sub-variant.
— Insider Paper (@TheInsiderPaper) January 14, 2022
#Israel and UK detect cases of new highly transmissible #Omicron sub-variant.
Some 20 cases of a new #Omicron sub variant have been discovered in #Israel.
New #omicron sub variant #BA2 is more virulent & deadlier than the original omicron variant.
— Subodh Kumar (@kumarsubodh_) January 14, 2022
20 Israelis positive for Omicron subvariant,
306 COVID patients in serious condition
The mutation, known as BA.2, is first identified in China several weeks ago and is believed to have originated in India. Over 40,000 Israelis test positive for the coronavirus, among them National Security Adviser Eyal Hulata.
h/t Doorbert Returns