On Monday, Minister of Well being Paulette Lenert showed that new Omicron sub-variants have begun spreading in Luxembourg in fresh weeks.

In gentle of news and warnings from virologists a couple of new and fast-spreading Covid-19 variant, labelled BQ.1.1, MP Max Hengel from the Christian Social Other folks’s Birthday celebration (CSV) not too long ago filed a parliamentary enquiry to be told extra in regards to the prospect of a brand new an infection wave unfolding in Luxembourg in coming weeks.

In her reaction, Minister of Well being Paulette Lenert showed that best Omicron variants are being recorded in Luxembourg these days. Government were tracing the BQ1 sub-variant, together with sub-sub-variant BQ.1.1, for seven weeks and it to this point accounts for 242 circumstances, or 13% of infections.

Even though this doesn’t level to a sooner unfold of the virus, government be expecting that the brand new variant will nonetheless sooner or later transform dominant.