New Delhi: Eight extra Omicron instances have been reported in Maharashtra in the present day, seven from Mumbai and one from exterior the metropolitan space – Vasai Virar. None of them have a historical past of worldwide journey. Nevertheless, one went to Bangalore and the opposite to Delhi, officers informed NDTV. All however one affected person had been vaccinated.
With these new instances of stress which have triggered a world alarm, the state’s whole omicon quantity is now 28 and India’s 57.
Between the ages of 24 and 41, three sufferers are asymptomatic whereas 5 have gentle signs, they added, three are girls and 5 are males. Two of them have been hospitalized whereas six are in house isolation.
Out of 28 instances in Maharashtra, 12 are from Mumbai, 10 from Pimpri Chinchwad, two from Pune Municipal Company and one every from Kalyan Dombivali, Nagpur, Latur and Vasai Virar.
Within the final 24 hours, 9 sufferers with “sort of tension” have been discharged after restoration, with 19 lively instances.
Maharashtra, one of many states most affected by the coronavirus because the outbreak final yr, was one of many first states to announce new restrictions to cease the unfold.
Earlier this month, Maharashtra made institutional quarantine obligatory for all vacationers from three “extraordinarily harmful” nations – South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe.
Whereas there isn’t any institutional quarantine for passengers from “at-risk” nations, they should bear RT-PCR testing on the airport they pay for, the brand new guidelines state.
Home passengers should present proof of double vaccination or destructive report of RT-PCR take a look at inside 72 hours of boarding the flight.