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Omicron: India’s tally reaches 26 after 1 tests positive in Mumbai’s Dharavi


The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), on Friday, December 10, confirmed that one person from the Dharavi area of Mumbai tested positive for the Omicron variant of COVID-19.
According to the (BMC), the person had returned from Tanzania and was admitted to the Seven Hills Hospital in Mumbai.
The patient is asymptomatic and is not vaccinated; currently admitted at Seven Hills Hospital, Mumbai. Two people who had come to receive the patient have been traced as well, said BMC.
As of today, there are a total of 26 active Omicron cases in India. However, none of the patients reported severe symptoms, the Central government said on Friday.
Amid global alarm over the new strain of the Coronavirus, Dr VK Paul from NITI Aayog, said, WHO is warning against the decline in mask usage. The global scene of Omicron is disturbing. We are now operating at a risky and unacceptable level. We have to remember that both vaccines and masks are important.
As far as protection capability is concerned, we are now operating at a risky and unacceptable level. Mask usage is declining. We have to remember that both vaccines and masks are important. We should learn from the global situation, he added.

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Active COVID cases near 30,000 mark in Nagpur

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Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur


Nagpur’s COVID-19 tally, on Tuesday, January 25, reached 5,43,064 (till 5 pm) as 4028 (972 from rural and 2956 from city) new cases were recorded in a single day. 

Also, active COVID cases, as on Tuesday, could be seen inching closer to 30,000 mark in the district.

Six people lost their lives (one from rural and five from city) on Tuesday. Till now, 10,183 people have lost their lives due to COVID-19 in the district. Total tests taken were 11,377.
While patients who recovered on Tuesday were 2519, the total number of recovered patients stood at 503729.

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Nagpur reports 90 COVID cases in past 24 hours

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Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur

Nagpur’s COVID-19 tally on Sunday, January 2 reached 4,94,193 (till 5 pm) as 90 (73 city, nine rural) more people tested positive for the virus. 

Also, five patients recovered on Sunday taking the number of recoveries to 4,83,664. 

Till now, 10123 people have lost their lives due to COVID in the district. As of now, there are 406 active COVID patients in the district. 

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ALARMING! Nagpur reports 88 COVID cases in past 24 hours

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Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur


Nagpur registered 88 (81 from city) new COVID-19 positive cases on Friday, December 31. Nagpur previously had recorded as minimum as six cases on December 24. 

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