After six more new cases of Omicron in Maharashtra were reported in Maharashtra and a 45-year-old non-resident Indian and a teenager who had recently returned to Gujarat from Britain were also found infected with this form of corona virus, its total cases in India increased on Sunday. got to 151. According to central and state officials, so far Omicron patients have been detected in 11 states and union territories. These include Maharashtra (54), Delhi (22), Rajasthan (17), Karnataka (14), Telangana (20), Kerala (11), Gujarat (9), Andhra Pradesh (1), Chandigarh (1), Tamil Nadu (1 ) and Omicron patients have been found from West Bengal (1).
22 cases in Delhi
So far 22 cases have been reported in the country’s capital Delhi. It is a matter of relief that 10 out of 22 patients have gone home after recovering. However, the cases of corona are increasing in Delhi for the last three days. In the last 24 hours, 107 new cases were reported in the capital and 50 people recovered and went home. According to experts, the new variant Omicron is the reason behind the increase in the cases of corona in Delhi.
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On the cases of Omicron in Maharashtra, the Health Department said that, on Sunday, six people were found infected with the new form of corona virus (Covid-19) Omicron and with this the number of people infected with this form in the state increased to 54. Two of these patients had traveled to Tanzania. At the same time, two have returned from England while one traveled to West Asia. All of them have been fully vaccinated.
Another patient is a five-year-old child from Junnar, Pune, who was in close contact with Dubai travelers from Junnar, the department said in a statement. “Six new cases of Omicron were reported – out of which four were confirmed during the investigation at the Mumbai airport,” the statement said. Out of these four patients, one person is from Mumbai. Two are from Karnataka and one is from Aurangabad.” Out of the total 54 cases reported in the state, 22 cases were confirmed in Mumbai.
Three new cases came in Gujarat on Sunday
In Gujarat too, there has been an increase in the cases of Omicron in Gujarat. An official of the Health Department said on Sunday that an RT-PCR test was conducted at Ahmedabad International Airport after the arrival of an NRI Indian from the UK on December 15 in the state, in which he was found infected. Gone.
Anand district health officer Dr. MT Chhari said, “Later test of the person’s sample showed him to be infected with Omicron form.” The person was scheduled to travel from Ahmedabad to Anand. Dr. Chhari said, “However, after the person was found to be infected with the corona virus, he was taken from the airport to the Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad. The patient is presently being treated at the Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad.
The official said that the corona virus test report of this person’s co-traveller and other person who came in contact with him has come ‘negative’. Gandhinagar Municipal Commissioner Dhaval Patel said that a 15-year-old Gandhinagar teenager has been found infected with Omicron form after returning from Britain.
Eight new cases of omicron form of corona virus were reported in Maharashtra on Saturday. Officials said that of the six cases reported in Karnataka on Saturday, one is a traveler from Britain, while five others are among the persons found infected with Covid-19 in two educational institutions in Dakshina Kannada district. In Kerala, two new cases of corona virus have been reported from Thiruvananthapuram, which are persons aged 17 and 44. One case is of a 37-year-old man in Malappuram, while the other is of a 49-year-old man from Thrissur district.
Let us tell you that the first case of Omicron form of corona virus came in South Africa on 24 November. The first two new cases in India were confirmed in Karnataka on December 2.