Ómicron claims first fatality in Texas

The first death from the Omicron variant of Covid-19, of which there is a record in the United States occurred in Texas.

By Maria T. Morales

Texas, USA – A resident of Texas, of 50 year old, is the first fatality caused by the Omicron variant of COVID19, as confirmed by official authorities in the last hours.

Lina Hidalgo, Harris County Judge, confirmed death, and as it transpired in the last hours, the victim had not been vaccinated.

Before this panorama, at least some 500 millions of home tests will be distributed while thousands of soldiers will be ready to attend vaccination centers nationwide.

Measure, which would be announced in the next few hours by Joe Biden, President of the United States is in order to stop a possible wave of infections generated by the Omicron strain that, officially displaced Delta as dominant and keeps hospital staff in several affected cities on alert.

For example, in new york city, It is not yet clear if the end of the year festival will be canceled while Houston, Texas, The restaurateurs decided to close for prevention.

It is common to see in places in Texas, public activities without the majority of people taking protective measures to avoid contagion of Covid-19 , Added to this are those reluctant to get vaccinated.