New Delhi: Infections from the deadly coronavirus variant Omicron are increasing rapidly in India. Both the central and state governments have started taking preventive steps in this matter. To counter the spread of Omicron, some states have implemented night curfews and other COVID-related restrictions. As of Wednesday morning, 781 new cases of the Omicron variant have been detected across the country. By the end of the night, the number of patients infected with this virus had increased to 911. This new variant has spread to 21 states in the United States.
If we talk about the capital of the country, Delhi, then the cases of corona in the capital are out of control. In the last 24 hours, 1313 new cases have been reported, in which 423 patients have been cured. The percentage of those who are positive has been known to be 1.73 percent. On Wednesday, 923 new cases of corona have been registered. As a result, the number of active cases in the state has increased to 3081, in which 1418227 persons have recovered from corona and returned home.
Maharashtra has reported the first incident of Omicron-related death in the country. According to the report, a 52-year-old man died of a heart attack on December 28 at Yashwantrao Chavan Hospital of Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation. Recently he went on a trip to Nigeria. After 198 new Omicron cases were reported in Maharashtra, the total number of Omicron cases in the country has crossed 1100.