Omicron in India

Maharashtra reports eight more Omicron infections, tally rises to 48

But 28 of these patients have already recovered or have been discharged after testing negative for COVID-19 in subsequent tests, the health department said.

published on : 18th December 2021

Mumbai: US-returned man tests positive for Omicron, BMC says he had taken three doses of vaccine

Notably, the man, who has no symptoms, had taken three doses of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine, it added.

published on : 17th December 2021

Covid-19: Karnataka records five more cases of Omicron, total rises to eight

One of them, a 70- year old female, whose samples were collected on December 5 at a private laboratory in Mahadevapura, had a travel history to Delhi.

published on : 16th December 2021

Four more people test positive for Omicron in Telangana; three of them not from 'at-risk' country

The three from non-risk country are from Kenya, where the vaccine levels are extremely low due to what WHO calls as vaccine inequity.

published on : 16th December 2021

Telangana, West Bengal report first Omicron Covid variant cases

A 24-year-old woman from Kenya and a 23-year-old man from Somalia, who landed in Hyderabad on December 12, have tested positive for the variant, a Telangana health official said

published on : 15th December 2021

Eight new cases of Omicron found in Maharashtra; none had history of overseas travel

The bulletin said one of those who have been infected with Omicron had travelled to Bengaluru, while the others had visited New Delhi.

published on : 14th December 2021

Three members of family returned from Uganda test positive for coronavirus in Maharashtra

Satara district civil surgeon said the samples of all the four have been sent to the National Institute of Virology in Pune to ascertain if they have been infected with the Omicron variant of Covid.

published on : 14th December 2021

Man who returned from South Africa found positive for Omicron; Gujarat tally reaches four

Earlier, three cases of the Omicron variant infection were reported from Jamnagar in Gujarat, including a 72-year-old NRI man who had returned from Zimbabwe, his wife and brother-in-law.

published on : 14th December 2021

Maharashtra records two new cases of Omicron; count rises to 20 in state

With these two cases -- one from Latur and the other from Pune -- the tally of patients infected with the newly discovered variant of the coronavirus rose to 20, it added.

published on : 13th December 2021

IIT-Delhi researchers develop RT-PCR based assay for detection of Omicron within 90 minutes

Currently, the identification or screening for Omicron is done worldwide using next-generation sequencing-based methods which require over three days.

published on : 13th December 2021

Kerala reports first Omicron Covid variant case, traveller from UK tests positive

Health minister Veena George said Kerala has followed the centre’s guidelines and all arrangement were in place to deal with the situation.

published on : 12th December 2021

No Omicron in Odisha yet, Delta Covid variants still dominate infections

Director of Public Health Dr Niranjan Mishra said 1,286 foreign returnees registered their names in the Air Suvidha portal.

published on : 11th December 2021

7 new Omicron cases in Mumbai, Pune, Maharashtra total now 17

The cases confirmed in Mumbai are three males aged 25, 37 and 48 years, all with a recent travel history to the UK, South Africa and Tanzania.

published on : 10th December 2021

25 Omicron cases detected in India so far, symptoms mostly mild: Government

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, Omicron is not posing burden on the healthcare system yet clinically but the vigil has to be maintained.

published on : 10th December 2021

UK returnee tests positive for Covid in Kolkata, genome sequencing underway for Omicron variant

Top officials of the health ministry informed a parliamentary panel that there are 23 cases of the omicron variant across the country, and authorities are closely monitoring the situat

published on : 10th December 2021
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