When infected with the new mutant variant, the individual experiences more or less the same symptoms as witnessed when infected with the original strain or the previously mutated virus. The first few symptoms of Omicron are mild fever, fatigue, scratchy throat and body pain. Loss of smell and taste, which was a common ailment during the infection with Delta variant is not associated with omicron. As far as, post-infection complication of the new variant of concern goes, no information on this matter is available till now. Researchers are still trying to gather more data on this new strain that originated in South Africa just over a month ago.
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