NEW: Study on severity of those infected with the #OmicronVariant compared to the #DeltaVariant:
⬇️53% less risk of symptomatic hospitalization
⬇️74% less risk of ICU admission
⬇️91% less risk of death
0⃣Omicron patients required mechanical ventilation
— Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH (@CDCDirector) January 12, 2022
About what I said well over a month ago was likely.