On Sunday, a 40-year-old male tested positive for Omicron, the most recent strain of SARS-CoV-2, marking Nagpur’s first Omicron case. Maharashtra currently has the country’s highest number of Omicron cases. New cases were reported earlier on Sunday in Karnataka, Chandigarh, and Andhra Pradesh. “The man underwent genome sequencing and the Covid-19 test after returning to Nagpur. It was only then that he was diagnosed with an omicron infection. He is doing well and is being treated in the hospital. Other family members of the patient have been reported to be negative. Other people who came into contact with the patient in question are being tracked down, and the administration will test them all. On December 4, samples were taken from the person in question at Nagpur airport “Radhakrishnan B., a municipal commissioner, said
After a 34-year-old man back from South Africa tested positive for this variety, Karnataka announced its third incidence of Omicron on Sunday.
A 20-year-old Italian resident in Chandigarh tested positive for the mutation, marking the city’s first case.
A 34-year-old man from Ireland was proven Covid positive for the Omicron form in Andhra Pradesh.
What India’s Omicron cases tell about the new variant so far
Omicron cases in India span a wide age range, with one-year-olds and three-year-olds testing positive for the new type.
The Omicron variant’s sufferers are mostly asymptomatic and don’t show any indicators of serious illness.
Within a week, the majority of the patients begin to feel better.
Light fever and intense exhaustion are two of the most prevalent symptoms mentioned by Omicron patients.
Except in a few cases, the majority of Omicron patients in India have travelled abroad.
The first two Omicron cases were verified in India on December 2, almost a week after South Africa identified the novel type and raised concerns about its rapid spread.
According to reports released on Saturday, the one-and-a-half-year-old girl who was diagnosed with the Omicron strain has been discharged, while the three-year-old boy has begun to heal.
According to the World Health Organization, the Omicron form, which appears to be growing quicker than Delta but only causes moderate disease, has now spread to roughly 58 countries.
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