Omicron Variant Cases in India, Coronavirus 3rd Wave, Covid-19 Vaccine Dose Status, Omicron Corona Cases Today Updates: 😷 The total tally of Omicron cases in the country has risen to 9,692, marking a 4.36 per cent increase since yesterday.
Coronavirus Omicron India LIVE News: Delhi and Mumbai continued to witness a dip in Covid cases on Friday, logging 10,756 and 5,008 single-day cases, respectively. While the positivity rate declined to 18.04 per cent in the national capital, Mumbai saw daily cases dipping for the third day in a row.
As far as the death toll is concerned, Delhi recorded 38 deaths due to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, whereas Mumbai logged 12 fatalities. Delhi on Thursday had reported 12,306 Covid cases and 43 fatalities, while Mumbai had reported 5,708 cases and 12 fatalities.
Isolation facility would not be mandatory for international travellers arriving from at-risk countries from January 22, said Union Health Ministry in a statement. The statement added that they would still be required to undergo seven-day home quarantine. “If tested positive, their samples should be further sent for genomic testing at INSACOG laboratory network. They shall be treated/isolated as per laid down standard protocol.”
After a two hours long meeting with TAC members and senior officials chaired by Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai, Revenue Minister R Ashoka said weekend curfew across the state has been withdrawn by the government. Ashoka added that the night curfew will continue to be imposed in the state.