The transmissible value (T-value) of the original Wuhan virus vs Delta vs Omicron is listed below.
This value shows how easily the virus spreads
Delta has a T-index value of 10.67
Omicron has a T-index value of 3.90
Original Wuhan has a T-index of 2.16
Delta spreads 5x faster than original strain. Omicron spreads a little less than 2x faster.
- Jacques Fantini, professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Aix-Marseille