Botswana Health Authorities Announce New Covid Variant Based On Omicron

Health officials in Botswana says it's found a new Omicron variant of Covid within it's borders.

The southern African country revealed that 4 people have been found with the newly designated BA.4 and BA.5 variants, also refereed to as the Botswana Variant, and have been quarantined.

It is not known at this time how transmissible and for that matter deadly the new Botswana Variant is, in comparison to the base Omicron variant first detected in neighboring South Africa.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that it will be giving more Covid and booster vaccines to Botswana, as this new variant and the base Omicron variant continues to ravage the country.

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