Denmark: BA.5 sequences up by 6.5% in one week

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The latest SARS-CoV-2 sequencing figures from Denmark show a marked increase for Omicron subvariant BA.5 (shown in red), which is up by 6.54% in one week, from 10.34% to 16.88%.

The Omicron subvariant BA.2.12.1 (shown in pink) has also seen a rise, from 10.11 % last week to 12.66% this week.  BA.2 and BA.2.9 numbers are now starting to fall.



Wastewater SARS2 signals are also on the rise in Denmark:



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** This post was originally published on June 9, 2022 **