The first case of the "Centaur" subvariant of the new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus has been identified in Greece, Sky TV reported, citing an epidemiological report by the Greek National Public Health Organization.

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The BA.2.75.2 subvariant was detected in one of the tested samples.

This is a mutated strain that has so far been identified in India, Chile, Great Britain, Singapore, Spain and Germany.

However, reassuring signals are coming from the Greek health authorities.

They don't expect a new wave of cases because of Centaur because there is a high percentage of immunity in the population, and because where the Omicron 5 sub-variant dominates, Centaur is not widespread.

Over the past week, 33,590 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Greece.

129 died, and 101 patients were intubated in intensive care units.

They discovered antibodies neutralizing all variants of COVID-19

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