Richard Branson shares that he is recovering from the Omicron variant of Covid

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Richard Branson to his Twitter account on January 6 and to announce his COVID-19 diagnosis.

In another tweet shared not long after, the billionaire also revealed that he and his family had contracted the omicron variant and were experiencing mild symptoms. Branson started the conversation by calling out his followers vaccination and enhanced wherever possible.

The Virgin Group founder said, “I am currently recovering from a mild case of COVID. Thankfully, I’m fully vaccinated and boosted (calling everyone – if any – to do the same) and feeling fine. ”

Branson later informed his millions of followers that his wife, along with friends and family, had recently come across the variant without disclosing the possible date of it. He wrote, “Friends and family, including myself and my wife, Joan, recently caught the omicron. Thanks to all being vaccinated and boosted, our symptoms were mild. Can’t stress enough – if you’re eligible and in a country that offers boosters, buy your boosters now. “

Branson ended his series of tweets by apologizing for his upcoming absence from the Virgin Orbit team to ring the bell at Nasdaq which will take place on Friday.

Although the Omicron variant is reported to be more transmissible than previous coronavirus strains, the World Health Organization states that despite the increased number of cases, the variant appears to cause less severe illness. Richard Branson shares that he is recovering from the Omicron variant of Covid


Aila Slisco is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Aila Slisco joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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