Omicron share 90% in Hungarian samples, says private lab, it is 29% says Chief Medical Officer
Neumann Labs said they perform 1,000 to 2,000 tests per day, 25% of which come back positive. This is the highest positivity rate they have witnessed since the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic. It also said the Omicron variant was responsible for 90% of these infections.
Only a couple of hours before the laboratory shared its intel with the news portal, Hungary's Chief Medical Officer Cecília Müller told a press briefing that Omicron causes 29% of COVID-19 infections in Hungary, and that this mutation of the virus is spreading more and more.
In light of the transparency and reliability of official data, we should not be surprised at this discrepancy, particularly as Hungarian authorities practically do not sequence the genome of the virus to determine which mutations it has.
If one day they come up with the idea of having a motto, it should be something like this: "You don't wanna know!"
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