AKUH confirms 6 cases of Omicron sub-variant XBB

- Science - January 4, 2023

The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) confirmed on Wednesday the detection of six coronavirus cases belonging to the highly-contagious Omicron subvariant category XBB in Karachi. “We have detected six cases, however, others have been found around the country,” AKUH Infectious Diseases Section Head Dr. Faisal Mehmood let out. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the XBB is a highly contagious subvariant of Covid-19’s Omicron strain.