Omicron death

Singapore reports its first Omicron-related death 

The woman, who had no known medical history, died on January 20, about 10 days after catching the virus from a family member.

published on : 22nd January 2022

Deaths considerably reduced in third Covid wave due to vaccination: Centre

Eleven states and union territories have more than 50,000 active COVID-19 cases and 515 districts are reporting a weekly case positivity of over five per cent, it said.

published on : 20th January 2022

US faces wave of omicron deaths in coming weeks, models say

The wave of deaths heading for the United States will crest in late January or early February, Shea said. In early February, weekly deaths could equal or exceed the delta peak...

published on : 19th January 2022

Odisha reports first suspected Omicron death

The deceased, a 45-year-old woman from the Balangir district, had succumbed while undergoing treatment at VIMSAR in Burla.

published on : 6th January 2022

Omicron positive man dies in Rajasthan, second such fatality in India

Maharashtra reported the first Omicron death when an infected Nigeria returnee passed away of heart attack in Pimpri Chinchwad on Tuesday.

published on : 31st December 2021

US reports 1st Omicron-related death as unvaccinated man dies

The news of the first death in the US due to Omicron came on a day when the CDC said that Omicron has raced ahead of other variants and is now the dominant variant in the country.

published on : 21st December 2021

Conflicting Omicron data pushes government into action

Centre to review hospital infra, including status of oxygen devices

published on : 19th December 2021

First Omicron death in UK, variant spreading rapidly

Britain, among the countries worst hit by the global health crisis since last year, is believed to be the first government to officially announce a death from the virus mutation.

published on : 13th December 2021

Omicron milder than delta? South African doctors see signs

“At the moment, virtually everything points toward it being milder disease,” Willem Hanekom, director of the Africa Health Research Institute, said.

published on : 11th December 2021

WHO has no reports yet of Covid deaths from Omicron variant

The WHO has said it will take several weeks to get a full picture of Omicron's transmissibility and disease severity and to assess how vaccines, tests and treatments hold up against the new variant.

published on : 3rd December 2021