On Sunday, a 37-year-old fully vaccinated man who arrived in Delhi from Tanzania, became the first patient of Omicron in the national capital.
The first two cases of Omicron were reported in Karnataka. On Saturday, the third and the fourth case of the infection were reported from Gujarat's Jamnagar and Maharashtra's Dombivli respectively.
“Praveen kumar is a hero of Delhi Fire Service. We stand shoulder to shoulder with the family in these tough times,” Jain said.
Officials said on Wednesday said that seventeen confirmed and 55 suspected cases of dengue have been reported till Tuesday at the LNJP Hospital.
The 1,500-bed facility is the largest hospital run by the Delhi government, and also the nerve centre of the city’s battle against the coronavirus pandemic.
The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked the Delhi government to ‘gear up’ in response to a petition alleging ‘unfortunate state of affairs’ at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Hospital (LNJP).
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday said the state-run LNJP Hospital will get new wards equipped with over 100 oxygen beds by October 15.
The facility will be mainly for surveillance and public health purposes as the identification of the COVID variants of concern would be done.
Of the 21 cases, 13 people are Covid positive, Medical Director of the facility, Dr Suresh Kumar said.