New Delhi: December,2(STN) Now Corona Omicron Variant in India : There was a need to be careful about the corona virus and it is still there. Actually, Omicron, a new form of corona that flourished in South Africa, has now knocked in India as well. This information was given by the Union Health Ministry in a press conference on Corona on Thursday. Health Ministry’s Joint Secretary Luv Aggarwal said that two cases of Omicron variant of corona have been found in India. These cases have been registered in Karnataka during the last 24 hours. Joint Secretary Luv Aggarwal said that in Karnataka, a 66-year-old man and a 46-year-old man have been found to have Omicron virus of corona.
The people who came in contact were identified…
The condition of the two people in whom the Omicron variant of corona has been found is not critical yet. They are being monitored. Along with this, all their contacts have also been identified and they are also under surveillance. following the protocol.
DG ICMR said – there is no need to panic…..
At the same time, DG ICMR Balram Bhargava was also present in this press conference of Corona along with Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health. Balram Bhargava said that we do not need to panic, but awareness is very important. There is a need for COVID appropriate behavior at every moment.
Now Omicron in 29 countries….
This new form of corona, Omicron, is spreading. Where it had spread to only a few countries earlier. Now it was informed by Lav Aggarwal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health that Omicron has spread in 29 countries and a total of 373 cases have been registered.
Status of corona and vaccination in India….
At present, the number of active cases of Kovid in the country is 99,763. In the last 24 hours, 9,765 new cases of Kovid have been reported in the country. Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal said that there are two states in the country where there are more than 10,000 active cases. That is Kerala and Maharashtra. There are 44,000 active cases in Kerala and 11,000 cases in Maharashtra. 55% of the cases of Kovid are coming from these two states in the country. At the same time, while talking about the vaccine, Luv Aggarwal said that till now we have administered more than 125 crore COVID vaccine doses to the people in the country. 84.3% of people have received the first dose of vaccine and 45.92% of people have received both the doses.