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COVID: Risk of reinfection 18-times higher with Omicron- ISS

But cases of reinfection have not been serious ones - Palamara

(ANSA) - ROME, MAY 20 - Anna Teresa Palamara, the director of the infectious-diseases department of the Higher Health Institute (ISS), said Friday that the risk of being reinfected with COVID-19 has increased 18-fold with the Omicron variant.
    "Reinfections are increasing," Palamara said as she presented the weekly coronavirus monitoring report of the ISS and the health ministry.
    "They have gone above 6% of total infections.
    "Fortunately, these cases of reinfection are not associated to serious illness". (ANSA).
   

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