The number of cases of fast-spreading strain Omicron has risen to 213 in India, with Delhi and Maharashtra reporting most number of infections. The Centre has asked states to activate “war rooms” and bring back curbs to contain its spread. Apart from Delhi (57 cases) and Maharashtra (54 cases), the fast-spreading Omicron strain has seen a rise in the southern… Continue reading "Omicron cases in India rises to 213"
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The State health department is expected to seek isolation for all international travellers upon arrival and re-test after 7 days. As many as 28 international travellers are suspected to have Omicron with an S-gene drop in Tamil Nadu, of the total 70 people who tested positive for Covid. The state health department is likely to write to the Union Health… Continue reading "28 international travellers suspected to have Omicron with S-gene drop in TN"
With two cases of the new Omicron variant of coronavirus detected in Karnataka, Chief Minister Basavaraj S Bommai on Thursday said he will discuss the matter in a high-level meeting in Bengaluru on Friday and take the next course of action. “We are holding a meeting on Friday with all details and will come out with new SoPs (standard operating procedure). We… Continue reading "Karnataka Chief Minister to hold high-level meeting after two persons test Omicron positive"
Intensifying the surveillance against COVID, the State Health Department issued guidelines for international arrivals, mandating seven-day home quarantine for those coming from countries at risk – South Africa, China, New Zealand and Hong Kong – even if they test negative at the airport in the State. Airlines should ensure availability of negative RT-PCR report before allowing passengers to board, while… Continue reading "Omicron scare: TN government issues guidelines for international arrivals"