Wednesday, 02 February, 2022.
The Omicron variant is present in 92 percent of coronavirus infections in the south while the Omicron-2 sub-variant is seen in some individuals. This has led to abandoning the easing of restrictions in the south.
Greek Cypriot daily Haravgi writes that the new sub-variant is even more aggressive in its ability to infect than the more common Omicron variant. However, the new sub-variant is considered to be milder in its effects.