Seven new instances of Omicron were discovered in Maharashtra and nine in Rajasthan


Posted on 05 December 2021


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On Sunday, seven new instances of COVID-19's newest Omicron form were discovered in Maharashtra and nine in Rajasthan, bringing the national total to 21. Vaibhav Galriya, Rajasthan's health secretary, revealed that nine persons have tested positive for the new strain. Four members of a family who recently returned from South Africa, as well as five acquaintances, are among them. According to sources, one of the seven new cases in Maharashtra is from Pune, while the others are from Pimpri Chinchwad. According to a press release from the public health department, a 44-year-old NRI woman, her two daughters (18 and 12 years old), and her brother (45) and his two daughters (seven years old and 18 months old) tested positive for Omicron on November 24 in Pimpri Chinchwad, according to a report from the National Institute of Virology in Pune. The Nigerian woman had just minor symptoms, while the other five have none at all. All six are being treated in Pimpri Chinchwad's Jijamata Hospital. According to the National Chemical Laboratory, the 47-year-old Pune man who tested positive was in Finland from November 18 to November 25. On November 29, he complained of a minor fever and was tested. He has received all of his vaccinations (Covishield) and is symptom-free.


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  • On Sunday, seven new instances of COVID-19's newest Omicron form were discovered in Maharashtra and nine in Rajasthan, bringing the national total to 21.