ISLAMABAD: National Institute of Health (NIH) has issued a clarification that no case of Omicron’s sub-variant BF.7 is detected in Pakistan so far.

According to the spokesperson of NIH, since its appearance, a total of 29 cases of XBB (Omicron) have been reported from Pakistan and made it clear that this is not the BF.7 variant which is spread in the neighboring country.

The NIH has also reiterated that there is no imminent threat of any major COVID-19 wave in Pakistan. However, we are continuously monitoring the situation and prepared for any situation, it said.