New Omicron Variant in India: Omicron's new variant is spreading, 12 cases found in Tamil Nadu

Publish Date: 06 Jun, 2022 |

The increasing cases of Covid19 infection in Kerala and Maharashtra have once again raised concerns. More than one thousand cases are being received in Kerala for the last five days and in Maharashtra for the last three days. According to the data released by the Union Health Ministry, after 34 days, the daily infection rate in the country has increased to more than one percent. 

At the same time, 12 cases of BA4 and BA5 variants of Omicron have been reported in Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu Health Minister MA Subramanian said on Sunday that new variants of Omicron BA4 and BA5 have been detected in Tamil Nadu.

Union Health Ministry releases data

According to the data released by the Union Health Ministry on Sunday, in the last 24 hours, 4270 cases of Kovid-19 have been found across the country. Most of these cases have been reported from Kerala and Maharashtra. 1544 cases were registered in Kerala and 1357 in Maharashtra. At the same time, the daily infection rate in the country has also exceeded one percent.

On Friday, the Central Government issued instructions to 5 states regarding the increasing cases of corona in the country. The central government asked the states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Telangana, Maharashtra and Karnataka to maintain the pace of testing. Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has directed the states to remain alert and implement all necessary safety measures.

Emergency meeting called 

According to news agency PTI, Kerala recorded more than 1,000 Kovid-19 cases for the fifth consecutive day on Saturday. On Saturday, 1,544 new cases were registered in the state. After which the number of active patients has increased to 8,000. After the rising corona cases, the state government had to convene a high-level meeting to review the situation. A minister in the government said, "Analytically monitor the situation closely. There is no new version. This is the Omicron version as of now. Health departments are doing genomic and spike protein sequencing. Continue to wear masks and vaccinate." Get it installed."


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