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Omicron Will Spike In India But Cases Will Be Mild, Says South African Doctor Who Identified Variant

Dec 25, 2021 PTI

Omicron Covid-19: Dr Angelique Coetzee, who first identified the new variant, said India will see a surge in the cases, but hopefully the majority of the cases will be as mild as in South Africa.

India's Omicron tally rises to 415

Dec 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

India's Covid tally rose to 3,47,79,815 with 7,189 fresh cases in the last 24 hours, while the active cases have declined to 77,032, according to the data updated at 8 am.


No In-Person Interview For US Visas: State Department

US Visa applicants applying for a range of visas will now be exempted from in-person interviews as the US department of state has issued fresh guidelines owing to the Covid-19 pandemic and rising Omicron Cases.

Omicron Patients Are Being Treated Using Paracetamol And Multivitamin: Delhi Doctors

Dec 24, 2021 PTI

A senior doctor at Delhi's LNJP said around 90 per cent of the Covid-19 Omicron patients are "asymptotic" and the rest showed mild symptoms like "sore throat, low-grade fever and body ache".


Omicron Update In India: 122 Cases Recorded In 24 Hours, Active Covid-19 Cases Decline

As the Omicron is on the rise, 122 new cases of the contagious variant of Covid-19 were recorded in the last 24 hours, the highest rise ever. On the other hand, active coronavirus cases in the country declined to 77,516.

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24 December, 2021

Elections And Omicron: How The Polls Are Scheduled In 2022

Outlook Web Desk

Uttar Pradesh is one among seven other states that have their Assembly elections due in 2022. However, the Allahabad HC has urged the ECI to delay the polls in the wake of the Omicron surge.


24 December, 2021

India's Omicron tally rises to 358

Outlook Web Desk

Maharashtra has recorded the highest number of 88 cases of the Omicron variant, followed by Delhi with 67, Telangana 38, Tamil Nadu 34, Karnataka 31 and Gujarat 30.


23 December, 2021

Omicron Scare: PM Modi To Hold Review Meeting On Covid-19

PTI

As more and more cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 infections are being recorded all over India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a review meeting with the concerned authorities.


23 December, 2021

Omicron Cases In India At 236, Active Covid-19 Cases At 78,291

Outlook Web Desk

Omicron Update India: Maharashtra has recorded the maximum 65 cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus followed by Delhi at 64, Telangana 24, Karnataka 19, Rajasthan 21 and Kerala 15.


23 December, 2021

Omicron Surge: States Reinforce Travel Curbs Ahead Of New Year As Cases Spike

Outlook Web Desk

State governments have announced covid-19 guidelines for travellers from ‘at risk’ countries in an attempt to curb the super spread of the Omicron variant.


23 December, 2021

Delhi Or Mumbai: Where Is Omicron Variant Of Covid-19 Spreading Faster?

Outlook Web Desk

As Omicron cases in India continue to increase, let's have a look at the all time Covid-19 hotspots of the country - Delhi and Mumbai.


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22 December, 2021

Omicron: Karnataka Asks Districts To Step Up Surveillance

Outlook Web Desk

T K Anil Kumar said the primary and secondary contacts should be identified within 24 hours of reporting of COVID positive case.


22 December, 2021

Rise Of Omicron Cases Forces TV Celebs To Cancel Their Plans For The Holiday Season

Prateek Sur

Popular TV celebs, Aly Goni, Nishant Malkhani, Vijayendra Kumeria and others reveal what their plans for the holiday season are amidst the rise of the Omicron cases.


22 December, 2021

Omicron Cases In India Reach 213, Covid-19 Active Cases At 78,190

PTI

Omicron Update India: Delhi has recorded the highest cases of Covid-19 Omicron virus infection with 57 being recorded so far. On the other hand, the active cases of coronavirus in India continue to decline at 78,190.


22 December, 2021

Will Omicron End The Pandemic? Top Experts Say Omicron May Act As 'Natural Vaccine' For Covid-19

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Since the Omicron variant of Coronavirus is spreading much faster and is not impacting the patients much, doctors believe that this might act as a natural vaccine against Covid-19.


22 December, 2021

Omicron Surge In India: Government Cautions States To Take Action | 5 Points

Outlook Web Desk

As the Omicron variant of the coronavirus spreads faster than its predecessor delta, the government is on its toes. In a recent Covid-19 advisory by the health ministry, states were asked to prepare themselves with a list of measures provided. Is the third wave coming?


21 December, 2021

Equipped To Handle Higher Number Of Samples For Genome Sequencing, Say Labs Amid Omicron Scare

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"We would like to know if these are cases of old variants or the new Omicron variant. Hence, all samples which test positive will be sent for genome sequencing," Arvind Kejriwal said in an online briefing.


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20 December, 2021

Delhi: 2 More Covid-19 Omicron Cases Detected, 24 So Far

PTI

Out of the two more people who have tested positive for Omicron variant of Covid-19, one has come from UK, while the other from Ghana, aged 47 and 22 respectively, a source said.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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