Omicron is now the dominant variant in Delhi with 81.28 % cases, Health News, ET HealthWorld

New Delhi : Amid the constant rise in COVID-19 cases in the National Capital, State Health Minister Satyendar Jain, Monday informed that Omicron is now the dominant variant in Delhi with 81.28 percent cases. In the last few days, 187 reports of genome sequencing have come and out of these samples, a total of 152 people were found Omicron positive.

Addressing the first session of the Delhi Legislative Assembly on Monday, Jain said, “Ever since Omicron came, the cases are increasing rapidly in Delhi in 10-15 days. People have very mild symptoms. Cases are increasing but people are not falling seriously ill.”

He informed that people arriving at Delhi airport coming from abroad are being tested and are being sent to isolation facilities if tested positive and are being treated accordingly.

Giving a brief description of the ongoing COVID situation in Delhi and the precautions taken by the Delhi government to stop the further spread of the new Omicron variant, Jain said, “The spread would’ve stopped if the Central Government took the right decision to stop the flights coming from abroad on time. Even after the repeated requests made by the Delhi government no appropriate action was taken. Omicron is

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