Global Rise in Omicron Concerns Health Professionals; According to WHO chief scientist, vaccination programs need to be expanded and strengthened worldwide

India reported 6,563 new cases of Covid-19, 132 deaths and 8,077 recoveries in the past 24 hours on Monday morning.

Coronavirus Vaccine Registration, Omicron Coronavirus Variant Cases in India Karnataka’s Minister of Health Dr. Sudhakar K has confirmed five new cases of the Omicron variant in the state. “Five new cases of the Omicron variant of COVID19 were confirmed in the state on December 19. The five patients come from Dharwad, Bhadravathi, Udupi and Mangaluru, ”said the minister quoted by the ANI news agency. Karnataka is in a difficult position as 300 new cases of coronavirus were also registered on Sunday. Of the total number of Covid-19 cases in the state, 30,042,427 were affected on the same day.

India’s Omicron case count hit 150 on Sunday after Maharashtra reported six more cases of the new variant. The state’s Omicron count is now 54. Two of these patients had previously traveled to Tanzania, according to the PTI news agency, two more had returned from England and one from the Middle East. These five people are fully vaccinated. Another patient is a five-year-old boy from Junnar, Pune, who has close contact with Dubai travelers from Junnar, reported PTI. Maharashtra also recorded 902 new coronavirus cases and nine deaths on Sunday, which makes it clear that the state is dire. The new PTI agency cited a statement from the state’s Department of Health saying the city of Mumbai reported 321 new cases and two deaths, bringing the metropolis’ number to 767,050 and the number to 16,365.

The state capital also recorded the largest daily increase in Covid cases since June 27 on Sunday. According to the city’s health service, Delhi recorded 107 new coronavirus infections on Sunday. On the other hand, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands have announced the achievement of 100% vaccination against Covid with double dose. The government said it was the first among the Union’s states and territories to achieve the feat with just Covishield.

Internationally, White House senior medical advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci, on Sunday, that the Omicron variant “is simply raging around the world” and that US President Joe Biden is considering “issuing a stern warning against it. What Will Winter Be Like For Unvaccinated Americans? , reported the news agency PTI. The situation in the UK appears to be getting worse as more than 10,000 new Omicron cases were reported on Sunday. The total number of Covid-19 infections in the UK was well over 90,000 cases. In order to prevent the rapid spread of the Omicron variant in Great Britain, Germany has tightened its travel restrictions for people from Great Britain.

Meanwhile, India reported 6,563 new cases of Covid-19, 132 deaths and 8,077 recoveries in the past 24 hours on Monday morning. The country’s number of active cases stands at 82,267, the lowest in 572 days, according to data from the Department of Health and Family Welfare.

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