On Saturday, the number of Omicron infected in the country rose to 143 after 12 new cases were found in Telangana, 6 in Karnataka and 4 in Kerala. On the other hand, 8 people have been found infected in Maharashtra.
So far, this variant of Corona has reached 11 states and union territories in the country.
Two of Telangana’s Omicron infected have returned to ‘declared risk’ countries. One of the patients found in Karnataka is a traveler from Britain. Five other two are attached to educational institutions. Their travel details are under investigation. The Omicron variant was found in patients 17 and 44 in Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, 37 in Malappuram and 44 in Thrissur.
8 new cases were found in Maharashtra. Omicron was found in a Uganda-returned couple and their 13-year-old daughter in Satara, western Maharashtra. His 6-year-old daughter also has corona, but Omicron has not been confirmed in it.
keep an eye on the parties
Due to Omicron, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will keep an eye on Christmas and New Year parties, crowds at hotels, restaurants, Marine Drive, Gateway of India, beaches and malls.
Omicron: 6 in Karnataka 4 new infected in Kerala
In Karnataka, on Saturday, six new infections were found from the Omicron variant of Corona. With this, the number of Omicron infected in the state increased to 14. Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar said that five people were found infected with Kovid in two educational institutions in the southern part of the state. In the first group, 14 cases of corona were found, out of which 4 have Omicron. In the second group, 19 patients were found, of whom Omicron was confirmed in one.
Apart from this, Omicron was also found in a traveler from Britain. Omicron was detected in five people in the state on Thursday. On the other hand, according to information received from Thiruvananthapuram, four cases of Omicron were found in Kerala on Saturday. The total infected of this variant has become 11. Of these, two patients 17 and 44 years old are from Thiruvananthapur. A 37-year-old man is infected in Malapparam and a 49-year-old man in Thrissur district.
Couple returned from Uganda and daughter Omicron infected
The couple and their 13-year-old elder daughter, who returned from Phaltan, Uganda in Satara district on December 9, were found infected with the Omicron variant of Corona. His 5-year-old daughter also has corona, but does not have the variant Omicron. The state health department said that samples were sent to the lab after husband (35), wife (33), elder daughter (13) and younger daughter (5) were found to be corona infected.
On the other hand, in Bengaluru, Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar said that five people were found infected with Omicron in two educational institutions in the southern part of the state. In the first group, 14 cases of corona were found, out of which 4 have Omicron. In the second group, 19 patients were found, of whom Omicron was confirmed in one. Omicron was also found in a traveler from Britain.
On the other hand, according to the news received from Thiruvananthapuram, four cases of Omicron were found in Kerala. The two patients, 17 and 44, are from Thiruvananthapuram. A 37-year-old man is infected in Malapparam and a 49-year-old man in Thrissur district.
16 school students corona infected in Navi Mumbai
16 students of a school located in Ghansoli, Navi Mumbai have been admitted to the care center in Vashi after being found corona infected. Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) officials said that all these students are from class 8 to 11. The father of one of them had returned from Qatar on 9 December. Corona infection was not found in his investigation, while during the investigation of the family, the student of son 11 was found to be infected.
After this the process of checking all the students of Shetkari Shikshan Sanstha school was started. So far 16 students have been found infected. So far, the investigation of 811 students has been completed, while the process of investigation of 600 is going on.