No Loss Of Smell In Omicron Infectees: Director Health Services

Bhubaneswar: There is no loss of smell in persons infected with Omicron variant of the coronavirus, informed Director of Health Services Dr Bijay Mohapatra.

Quoting from a small study done on the Omicron variant in foreign countries on symptoms, Dr Mohapatra said that most of the infected patients experience sore throat or irritation in their throats.

Symptoms are less like there less fever in these patients, he added.

“Though we do not know how the vaccine is working against Omicron, we should take the vaccine, adhere to Covid appropriate behaviour, avoid gatherings, wear mask, wash hands,” said Dr Mohapatra.

We all need to behave responsibly otherwise we will invite the virus to infect us all, he added.