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Latest Articles in Omicron variant

95% Of Samples In Mumbai In Latest Genome Sequencing Consists Omicron Variant

Out of the 190 patients from Mumbai whose swab tests were sent for genome sequencing, 23 have died and 21 of them were contaminated with the Omicron variant.

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India's Omicron Wave May Intensify In Coming Weeks: Experts

But weekly positivity rates have risen to 17.03% in the week to Jan. 24, from about 0.63% Dec. 27, led by the highly-transmissible Omicron variant.

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2021: A Saga Of Resurgence And Hope

This year must be remembered as an emblem of our unwavering perseverance, our commitment to shape our destinies and our march into an ever-expanding future of rewarding possibilities.

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IIT Madras Analysis Suggests High Infection Transmission Rate

Based on preliminary analysis by computational modeling done by IIT Madras, which was shared with PTI, the R0 value was close to 2.9 nationally in the past week (December 25 to December 31). The number was recorded at 4 this week (January 1-6).

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COVID-19 Cases Set For New Highs As Omicron Spreads

Government officials have privately said they are working under the assumption that daily infections will surpass the record of more than 414,000 set in May, given what has happened in countries such as the United States where daily cases recently rose past 1 million.

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Omicron Spreads In India's Big Cities But Hospitalisations Still Low

The federal health ministry on Wednesday identified Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Bengaluru as some of the main regions of concern, although state officials worry the disease will soon spread to the countryside where health facilities are weaker.

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India Reports Over 90,000 New COVID Cases, Vaccination Coverage Exceeds 148.67 Cr

"The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 14,13,030 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 68.53 crore (68,53,05,751) cumulative tests," the ministry said.

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Omicron: Economists Expect RBI To Delay Policy Normalisation

Maharashtra recorded the maximum number of 653 Omicron cases followed by Delhi at 464, Kerala 185, Rajasthan 174, Gujarat 154 and Tamil Nadu 121 cases, taking the total tally of cases to 3,50,18,358.

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COVID-19: Weekend Curfew Likely To Be Imposed In Delhi

DDMA organised a meeting to review the current Covid-19 situation and rapidly increasing Omicron cases.

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Omicron Variant Resistanto Antibodies, Two Vaccine Doses: Study

DCP (operations) S Chaitanya issued the order, which came into force from 1 pm on Friday and will remain in force till January 15, unless withdrawn earlier.

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India Imposes Stricter Rules To Prevent COVID-19 Spread, Leaders Hold Mass Rallies

Night curfews have been imposed in all major cities and restaurants ordered to limit customers.

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Traders In Delhi Request DDMA To Amend Covid Restrictions Under GRAP

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has sounded a "yellow" alert under its Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) after the Covid positivity rate in the national capital was recorded above 0.5 per cent for two consecutive days.

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Multi-vitamins, Paracetamol Only Treatment Given To 40 Omicron Patients

A senior doctor at the hospital said around 90 per cent of the patients are "asymptotic" and the rest showed mild symptoms like "sore throat, low-grade fever and body ache".

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Omicron Spread May Impact Passenger Vehicle Supply, Says FADA

FADA anticipates that the second half of 2022 may see supply as well as demand slowly coming back to normalcy, he added.

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Omicron: Made Preparations To Deal With Up To 100k Cases/Day, Says Delhi CM

The chief minister said Omicron was characterised by a fast spread and mild infection and asked people not to panic as the Delhi government was prepared to deal with it if there was a surge in the number of infections.

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