New Delhi : Along with the world, the panic of the new variant of the coronavirus, Omicron, is increasing in India as well. The number of Omicron infected is increasing every day, which has increased the concern of the central as well as the state governments. There has been a stir in the country due to the arrival of 43 new cases in five states in the last 24 hours. At the same time, the number of infected with the Omicron variant of Corona has hit a double century. This is the reason that the state governments have started taking strict steps to deal with the dangerous variant of Corona.
After the arrival of 43 new cases (19 yesterday and 24 today) of Omicron variant of Corona virus infection in the country, the total number has reached 200. In the five states where new cases of Omicron knocked on the last day, 8 new cases were reported in the capital Delhi, 5 in Karnataka, 4 in Kerala, one each in Rajasthan and Gujarat.
Gujarat government took tough step
A 27-year-old woman who returned from Britain on the previous day in Vadodara, Gujarat and her husband and wife who had traveled from Tanzania to Ahmedabad were found infected with Omicron. After this the government came under fire and night curfew has been implemented in the state. According to health officials, the woman had traveled to the UK on December 13 and returned via Mumbai.
She was not found infected with the virus at both the airports. Later he complained of fever and gave samples for Covid-19 test, the report of which confirmed the infection.
The sample was then sent for genome sequencing. This is Omicron’s third case in Vadodara and 14th in Gujarat.
Genome sequencing necessary in Delhi
In the capital Delhi, the number of infected with the Omicron variant of Corona is increasing. Meanwhile, the Kejriwal government has also taken a big step. Genome sequencing of all Corona infected has been made mandatory in Delhi.
Four new cases in Kerala too
With four new cases being reported in Kerala, the total number of Omicron variants in the state has gone up to 15. The state health department said that out of these four infected, two are aged 41 and 67. She is the mother and grandmother of a 17-year-old infected from Omicron, who came to Thiruvananthapuram from the UK.
Two other Omicron cases that were reported in Thiruvananthapuram include a 32-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman who returned from Nigeria on December 17.