Omicron Covid variant live updates: Up to seven people have tested positive for the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in the Pune district of Maharashtra.
A 44-year-old woman from Lagos, Nigeria, who came to visit her brother on November 24, 2021 in Pimpri-Chinchwad, with her two daughters, was found infected with the new variant by the National Institute. of virology in Pune. His 45-year-old brother and his two-and-a-half and seven-year-old daughters were also infected with Omicron. Additionally, a 47-year-old man also tested positive for the variant in Pune.
With that, Maharashtra’s Omicron tally rose to eight and India’s to 12. Delhi reported its first case of the Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus on Sunday. Health Minister Satyendar Jain said a man, of Indian descent, came to Delhi from Tanzania a few days ago and tested positive for Covid-19 with the Omicron variant. Previous cases have been found in Dombivli of Maharashtra, Gujarat, and two in Karnataka.
India recorded an increase of 2,796 deaths in a single day on Sunday, with Bihar carrying out a reconciliation exercise of its Covid data, bringing the death toll in the country to 4 73,326, while 8,895 new infections were reported , according to data from the Union Health Ministry updated on Sunday. The total number of Covid-19 cases in India has risen to 3.46.33,255, according to data updated at 8 a.m.