The first case was detected this Friday, December 3, 2021 in an outgoing traveler by the Institute for Health Research, Epidemiological Surveillance and Training (IRESSEF) thanks to its genomics laboratory.
According to health officials, he is a 58-year-old man, who arrived in Senegal on Monday, November 22, 2021 by a flight from a country in the sub-region. “He was vaccinated on April 13, 2021 with AstraZeneca and on June 25 with Pfizer. He stayed in Dakar in a hotel in the square and took part in a demonstration which brought together nearly three hundred people of several nationalities.
The event took place from November 24 to 25, 2021 ”, informed the Institute in a press release received today.
He informs that the results being positive in Iressef Ngor, the case was isolated in quarantine and followed in a center of the place.
However, as of December 04, 2021, this Omicron variant positive case has been declared to have no symptoms.
As a reminder, Iressef, since its creation, has supported the State on its health policies in the diagnosis of infectious diseases in order to improve patient care. - Seneweb