India reports sharp rise as number of Omicron cases reaches 578


New Delhi: India saw a sharp rise in Omicron conditions as the number of cases rose to 578 within the country. The highly contagious variant has now been detected in 19 states with Delhi and Maharashtra in the master schemes adopted by Kerala.

The distribution of conditions across the states is as follows: Delhi tops the number with 142 cases, not far from Maharashtra with 141 cases, 57 in Kerala, 49 in Gujarat, 43 in Rajasthan. 41 in Telangana, 34 in Tamil Nadu, 31 in Karnataka, 9 in Madhya Pradesh, 6 each in West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh, 4 in Haryana and Odisha, 3 in Chandigarh, Jammu and Kashmir, 2 in Uttar Pradesh and 1 in Himachal Pradesh, Ladakh and Uttarakhand.

Most of the cases reported within the nation have remained asymptomatic; however, they are under observation for detection of any hostile signs. The patients discharged from hospital are 42 in Maharashtra, 23 in Delhi, 15 in Karnataka and 10 in Gujarat. Till now total recoveries from this variant is 151.

India has reported 6,531 cases of COVID virus in the last 24 hours bringing the number of active cases to 75,841. 7,141 recoveries in the last 24 hours take the recovery price to 98.40 per cent, the highest level since March 2020. Cumulative vaccine protection has exceeded Rs 141.70 crore within the country with 29,93,283 vaccine doses administered in the last 24 hours.

In view of the rising circumstances of each Omicron and Delta within the nation, the Prime Minister on Saturday introduced precautionary doses for well being employees and people over 60 with comorbidities or different well being issues from January 10. He additionally introduced that the federal government will start one other vaccination programme to inoculate kids within the age group of 15-18 years.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra reported a rapid increase in conditions with Mumbai recording 922 cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, the highest since June 4. Karnataka, Delhi and a number of different states have seen an uptick in conditions, causing them to impose night time curfews and restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID in light of the festive season.

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