Rising cases of Omicron variants in Maharashtra raise concern, one click read full report

Mumbai : The increasing cases of its new variant ‘Omicron’ in India, which has faced the second wave of the deadly virus outbreak of Corona, has raised concern. In view of the defeat, other state governments have started imposing restrictions. The total cases have increased to 73 across the country. Maharashtra tops Omichrome. Cases are continuously coming up in ...
 
Rising cases of Omicron variants in Maharashtra raise concern, one click read full report

Rising cases of Omicron variants in Maharashtra raise concern, one click read full report

Mumbai : The increasing cases of its new variant ‘Omicron’ in India, which has faced the second wave of the deadly virus outbreak of Corona, has raised concern. In view of the defeat, other state governments have started imposing restrictions. The total cases have increased to 73 across the country. Maharashtra tops Omichrome. Cases are continuously coming up in Maharashtra. The Kovid cases with Omicron variant have increased to 32 in the state. Here the Health Department has issued an alert in the state. Concerns are being expressed that the cases may pick up pace in January and February. Here, section 144 has been implemented in Mumbai till December 31.

Four new cases of Omicron were found in Maharashtra on Wednesday, taking the number of new coronavirus cases in the state to 32. On Tuesday, Omicron was confirmed in 8 patients. Of these, seven were from Mumbai. There is a possibility of a spurt in the cases of Omicron form of corona virus infection in Maharashtra in January. A senior health department official has issued an alert regarding this. Of the four patients, two are from Osmanabad, one each from Mumbai and Buldhana. Dr. Pradeep Vyas, Additional Chief Secretary, Public Health Department, Maharashtra said, “The infection of the oomicron form of corona virus is spreading rapidly across the world and it is expected to increase in Maharashtra in January next year. Cases of Omicron form will be found in cities apart from rural areas.

The first case of ‘Omicron’ form of corona virus was confirmed in Buldhana, Maharashtra on Wednesday. A 67-year-old man who returned from Dubai has been confirmed to be infected with this form. Buldhana’s residential sub-collector Dinesh Geete said the senior citizen was a local resident and had returned to Buldhana from Dubai on December 3. He was found infected with Kovid-19 on December 8, after which he was admitted to the hospital and his sample was sent for genome sequencing. Geete said the patient’s condition is stable and he is fine. He told that his family members and close contacts were also investigated but the report has come negative.

On Wednesday, 925 more patients infected with the corona virus were confirmed in Maharashtra, out of which four cases are of ‘Omicron’ nature and 10 infected people died. The total cases in the state have reached 66,46,061 while the death toll has gone up to 1,41,298. On Tuesday, 684 cases were reported in Maharashtra and 24 patients died. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Udvav Thackeray directed all eligible people to make extra efforts to administer the second dose of the vaccine. The rate of recovery from corona virus infection in Maharashtra is 97.72 percent while the death rate is 2.12 percent.
According to the bulletin, 297 new cases have been registered in Pune division while 123 in Nashik division, 15 in Aurangabad division, 22 in Latur division, 34 in Kolhapur division, eight in Nagpur division and nine in Akola division. Six people have died in Pune division, while no infected have died in Nagpur, Akola, Aurangabad and Kolhapur divisions.