Omicron in Denmark: 76% of cases fully vaxxed; 7% more were boosted; 4% had natural immunity/ Euro Surveilance

83% of Omicron cases identified in Denmark had been vaccinated.  There were 14 deaths during the two week period surveilled, and none were due to Omicron.

Euro Surveill

2021 Dec;26(50).

 doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2021.26.50.2101146.

Epidemiological characterisation of the first 785 SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant cases in Denmark, December 2021

Laura Espenhain 1Tjede Funk 1 2Maria Overvad 1Sofie Marie Edslev 3Jannik Fonager 4Anna Cäcilia Ingham 3Morten Rasmussen 4Sarah Leth Madsen 5Caroline Hjorth Espersen 1Raphael N Sieber 3Marc Stegger 3Vithiagaran Gunalan 4Bartlomiej Wilkowski 6 7Nicolai Balle Larsen 6Rebecca Legarth 1Arieh Sierra Cohen 6Finn Nielsen 8Janni Uyen Hoa Lam 8Kjetil Erdogan Lavik 8Marianne Karakis 8Katja Spiess 4Ellinor Marving 4Christian Nielsen 6 7Christina Wiid Svarrer 3Jonas Bybjerg-Grauholm 9Stefan Schytte Olsen 8Anders Jensen 6 7Tyra Grove Krause 10Luise Müller 1

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By 9 December 2021, 785 SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant cases have been identified in Denmark. Most cases were fully (76%) or booster-vaccinated (7.1%); 34 (4.3%) had a previous SARS-CoV-2 infection. The majority of cases with available information reported symptoms (509/666; 76%) and most were infected in Denmark (588/644; 91%). One in five cases cannot be linked to previous cases, indicating widespread community transmission. Nine cases have been hospitalised, one required intensive care and no deaths have been registered.

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