4 More Omicron cases In Delhi; 5th Case Detected In Gujarat

by GoNews Desk Dec 18, 2021 • 04:25 PM Views 921

On Thursday, 5 more new cases of Omicron have been reported in India. Of these, 4 infected are in Delhi and 1 in Gujarat. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said in a statement that 10 omicrons are infected in the capital. Out of these, 9 infected are admitted in LNJP Hospital while 1 patient has been cured now. He has been discharged from the hospital after being found Covid negative.

 The minister said that 40 more people are admitted in the hospital, who could possibly be infected with the new variant. Of these, Kovid has been confirmed in 38.

A 43-year-old woman has been found infected with Omicron in Mehsana, Gujarat. The woman is fully vaccinated. According to the information, the woman has no travel history. The patient has been isolated at a hospital in Vadnagar and his condition is stable.

 The first case of Omicron has also been reported in Indonesia. The health minister there said that the new variant was confirmed in a health worker working in a hospital in Jakarta.

In Noida, Uttar Pradesh, five passengers from UK have been found to be corona infected. The Times of India said in a report that a mother and daughter among the five infected, who were brought to the special ward at Kovid Hospital, left the hospital on Sunday without informing the authorities. Later they were traced and brought back.

 In West Bengal, a person from Bangladesh has been found to be Omicron negative although he is infected with the delta strain. A study by the LKS Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong states that Omicron infects the human lungs 70 times faster than delta strains and corona infections and is therefore spreading much faster than Delta, although it is less severe. Is.

 So far 77 cases of Omicron have been confirmed in India. These cases have been found in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Delhi, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Chandigarh, Telangana, West Bengal, Gujarat.