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Another State Reports Omicron Cases; 21 Found Infected In India

Jaipur: 5/12/21:As many as nine persons in Rajasthan’s Jaipur tested positive for the Omicron variant of Covid-19 today. With this, the total number of Omicron cases in India rose to 21 till yet.

This is the first time Omicron cases have been detected in the State of RajasthanEarlier, another seven persons in Maharashtra tested positive for the Omicron variant taking the total number of Omicron cases to eight.

Delhi also reported the first case of new COVID-19 variant Omicron today. The patient had travelled from Tanzania and was admitted to the Delhi government-run Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Hospital.

The first two cases of Omicron variant were reported from Karnataka. The third and the fourth cases were found in Gujarat and Maharashtra respectively on Saturday.

The response measures for all variants of concern, including Omicron is the same as that for SARS CoV2, as per the Health Ministry.

The Ministry has said that the precautions and steps to be taken remain the same as before. “It is essential to mask yourself properly, take both doses of vaccines (if not yet vaccinated), maintain social distancing and maintain good ventilation to the maximum possible,” said the Ministry in a statement on Friday.

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