Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday said that not a single Omicron patient in the national capital has required oxygen support so far.
“COVID-19 positivity rate is around 1% with 496 new cases reported yesterday. The cases have increased with the arrival of international flights. Not a single Omicron patient has required oxygen support so far,” said Mr Jain.
“Mostly it has been seen that the family members of those who have returned from foreign countries get affected by the Omicron variant of the virus. But everyone needs to take precautions,” he added.
Delhi Health Minister’s statement comes on the same day when the Union Health Ministry released data on Omicron cases showing out of country’s total of 781 cases, Delhi tops the list, with a cumulative 238 cases.
“Out of 238 Omicron patients, 57 have been discharged,” reads Wednesday’s Health bulletin.
“Delhi reported 496 new COVID-19 cases with one death in last 24 hrs,” as per a previous Delhi health bulletin released on Tuesday.
“Positivity rate is 1.89 per cent and there are 1,612 active cases in the national capital,” it added.