Omicron symptoms

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Allyson van de Pol

Dear Department of Health,

Last year you kindly advised me of the symptoms of 'regular' Covid 19 and 'Delta variant', as per below:

https://accessinfo.hk/en/request/how_do_...

Could you please now provide information of symptoms of patients testing positive with the 'Omicron variant' to date.

Many thanks

Yours faithfully,

Allyson van de Pol

Department of Health

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Dear Sir / Madam,
Code on Access to Information
   Re: Application No. 2/2022
            Thank you for your email dated 24 January 2022 regarding your
application for access to information.
2.         As of 26 January 2022, among the cases detected with Omicron
variant, 51% were asymptomatic, while 8% had fever, 18% had sore throat,
19% had cough, 9% had runny nose, 9% had headache, 1% had shortness of
breath, 1% had diarrhoea, and less that 1% had nausea, loss of taste and
loss of smell.

3.         You may also wish to note that a symptomatic case may report
one or more symptom(s).  Thank you for your attention.

(Miss Constance LAM)
For Director of Health

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From:        Allyson van de Pol <[FOI #957 email]>
To:        FOI requests at Department of Health <[Department of Health request email]>
Date:        24/01/2022 12:50
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Omicron symptoms

Dear Department of Health,

Last year you kindly advised me of the symptoms of 'regular' Covid 19 and
'Delta variant', as per below:

[1]https://accessinfo.hk/en/request/how_do_...

Could you please now provide information of symptoms of patients testing
positive with the 'Omicron variant' to date.

Many thanks

Yours faithfully,

Allyson van de Pol

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Dear Department of Health,

Thanks very much!

Yours faithfully,

Allyson van de Pol

Department of Health

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Dear Department of Health,

Thank you!

Yours faithfully,

Allyson van de Pol