Those with comorbidities, including cardiac, cancer, liver and kidney complications, are among the most vulnerable to develop severe illnesses.
Unlike in the second wave, the Health Department has this time shifted treatment focus to homes and made triaging facilities available at every zone and in the districts too.
Though the sample size is small, the study by the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences is representative of the Omicron surge across India
Most of patients reaching Gandhi are those who were undergoing treatment in other hospitals and tested positive for Covid.
Doctors note that reinfections are indicative of Omicron’s immune escape capabilities which spare no one, including those with a strong barrier of natural immunity and vaccine-induced immunity.
In keeping with the Union Health Ministry's recent advise, more and more patients with mild symptoms are in home quarantine.
Fresh cases and positivity rate keep rising, majority of hospitalised Covid-19 patients are ones with co-morbidities
Across the country, states are struggling to fend off the Delta variant -- the most contagious strain of coronavirus yet.