SES confirms that new sub-version of CoVID-19 is circulating in Pernambuco.

A new sub-form of Omekron is circulating in Pernambuco. This was confirmed this Wednesday (22) following the release of a new genetic sequence by the Institute Aggeu Magalhães (IAM / Fiocruz PE) in collaboration with the State Department of Health (SES-PE).

In this round, 146 positive samples of Covid 19 collected between January and June were processed. Nine of them were identified as Omicron’s BA.5.

The genome was collected between May 26 and June 1 in patients living in the municipalities of Macaprana (1), Recife (7) and Sؤo Bento du Yona (1), including 7 females and 2 males aged 15 years. She was between 85 years old. . Only two of them had a complete vaccination schedule.

One patient received only one dose of the Covid 19 vaccine and another needed a booster dose. Six were asymptomatic and the other three had symptoms.

Other processed genomes were also of the omicron lineage, collected between January and June in patients living in the municipalities of Barra de Guebaraba (1), Camaragibi (2), Cararo (1), Garanhans (3), and Djibouti. Was dos Guararapes (7), Olinda (6), Paulista (2), Recife (104), Salgueiro (7), Vitória de Santo Antão (1), Fernando de Noronha in addition to the peninsula (3).

Last week, Pranambuko had already confirmed the circulation of Omicron sub-BA.4 in the state. In this new configuration, 38 samples were identified as BA.4 subline.

Hospitals

A bulletin released by SES-PE this Wednesday shows that 81% of the intensive care unit (ICU) in Pranamboco is in public beds intended for patients with symptoms of covid 19 – out of a total of 665. 538 This shows that after the discharge of mild cases, the network of government hospitals is again under disease pressure. In the private network, the number of ICU beds for acute acute respiratory syndrome (srag) is 59%.

One week ago, on June 15, the occupancy rate for a total of 665 beds in private ICUs due to respiratory symptoms was 74%. Fifteen days ago, 72% of the state’s 673 beds were seized.

Cases of molestation also increased. In 15 days, srag reports increased by 56.3%, from 323 cases to 505 cases. An increase of 32.5% in seven days, from 381 cases to 505 cases.

Srag may or may not be caused by the new corona virus. Nevertheless, the increase was also attributed to cases in which the disease was a proven cause: it increased from 16 cases to 43 cases in 15 days, rising to 168.7%. Represents An increase of 79.1% in 7 days, from 24 cases to 43 cases.

The above analysis is based on data released by SES-PE comparing epidemiological weeks between 22 (29 May to 4 June), 23 (5 June to 11 June) and 24 (12 June to 18 June). Do

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