1,270 Omicron Cases, Most In Maharashtra (450); 16,764 Fresh Covid Cases

1,270 Omicron Cases, Most In Maharashtra (450); 16,764 Fresh Covid Cases

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December 31, 2021

The fast-spreading Omicron variant has spread to 23 states in India and now 1,270 people have been infected with the new COVID-19 strain. The new variant has been labeled as "highly transmissible" by experts. Maharashtra - which has reported the most number of coronavirus cases - has 450 cases of the new variant. 125 people have recovered in the state so far, according to the Health Ministry.

New Delhi, 31 December 2021

As per news report of NDTV, The western state is followed by Delhi, which has 320 cases (of which 57 have recovered). While Gujarat has 97 cases and 42 people have recovered so far, neighbouring Rajasthan has 69 cases of the new strain and 47 recoveries. In the south, Kerala has reported 109 cases of Omicron and one patient has recovered so far. Telangana has 62 cases (18 recoveries) and neighbouring Andhra Pradesh 16 cases (and one recovered patient). Tamil Nadu has reported 46 cases (29 recoveries) and Karnataka has 34 cases and 18 recoveries, according to the data. Altogether, 374 people have recovered in the country from the new strain since it was first reported around late November.

Source - NDTV


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