Omicron cases are increasing rapidly in the country. The number of Omicron patients across the country has now crossed 650. On Monday also, new cases of Omicron have been reported in some states. Apart from this, Omicron has now reached the North-East as well. Its first case has been reported in Manipur on Monday. Also in Goa, an 8-year-old child has been found infected with Omicron. In view of the rapidly increasing cases of Omicron, the central government has advised the states to be vigilant.
653 total cases
The Ministry of Health said that the total number of patients of Omicron across the country has now increased to 653. According to the report, 186 patients out of the infected have been cured.
highest number of patients in maharashtra
Maharashtra has the highest number of Omicron patients. The number of infected in Maharashtra has now increased to 167. The same, after this Delhi has the highest number of 165 patients.
How many cases in which state?
Tamil Nadu- 34
Madhya Pradesh – 9
Odisha – 8
6-6 in Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal
4-4 in Haryana and Uttarakhand
3-3 in Chandigarh and J&K
Himachal Pradesh, Ladakh, Manipur and Goa have 1 cases each.
6,358 cases of corona in 24 hours
Omicron cases are increasing rapidly in the country, but the number of corona infected continues to fluctuate. In the last 24 hours, 6,358 new cases of corona have been reported. However, the number of patients who recovered during this period was more than the infected. In the last 24 hours, 6,450 of Corona have been cured. With this, the total active cases in the country have gone up to 75,456 while the total recovery rate is 98.40%.
Central government’s advice to the states
On the other hand, in view of the increasing cases of Omicron, the Central Government has extended the existing guidelines related to Corona till 31 January. The Center has advised the states to exercise caution. Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla has written a letter to the Chief Secretaries of the states and union territories. In view of the increasing cases of Corona, especially Omicron, everyone has been advised to be very careful. He has also asked to impose restrictions at the local level as per the requirement and control the crowd during festivals. In the letter, information has also been given to extend the guidelines related to Corona till January 31 next year. To prevent the spread of infection, focus has been asked to focus on compliance with five measures related to testing, detection, treatment, vaccination and following the rules of prevention from corona.
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