The country’s new infections are now several thousand per day, up from a few hundred a few weeks ago.
Researchers in Spain gave details of the healthcare worker, who tested positive a few days before Christmas in December 2021 and again in January 2022.
Post recovery, the patient experienced symptoms of long COVID including generalised weakness for 2-3 weeks and insomnia for 2-3 months.
The remark came after the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) president and senior advocate Vikas Singh urged the apex court to revert to a full physical hearing.
While the numbers of cases at the peak of the current wave were similar as recorded in the previous wave, the number of hospitalisations and deaths was very low.
About Kerala, which continues to report a high number of Covid cases and deaths, Dr. Samiran Panda said that they are tracking the infection very well.
A new study revealed that a five-day course of antiviral drug, Molnupiravir, could be effective against highly contagious Omicron and other variants of concern (VOCs).
The national capital on Monday recorded four Covid-19 deaths. This is the first time the death rate dipped since January 8 when a total of seven deaths were reported.
The researchers noted that vaccination, including a booster dose for those who are fully vaccinated, remains critical for mitigating the risk of severe illness associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection.
Even as the Covid cases are steadily declining across the country as well as in the State, there has been significant rise in the deaths due to the disease in the past fortnight.
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviy said that the current surge of COVID-19 cases in the country is showing a sustained declining trend since January 21.
The tightened measures come as the city grapples with a new wave of the coronavirus driven by the omicron variant.
Even traffic lights switched to red to remind drivers to stay home.
The State has, so far, reported over 23.03 lakh infections from 3.26 crore samples.
The health authorities have warned not to be complacent in view of the declining infection rate and have been asked to maintain the 70,000 testing target throughout the month.