Omicron threat : Country’s tally crosses 1000, Maharashtra, Delhi witness sharp surge – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: As Omicron cases in Maharashtra and Delhi skyrocketed on Friday, the overall tally in the country has now reached 1270 cases in the country.The highly transmissible variant has now been detected in 23 states and UTs as Andaman & Nicobar islands detected its first two cases, with Maharashtra and Delhi leading the charts. The distribution of cases across states is as follows: Maharashtra with a huge spike in cases stands at 450, 320 cases have been reported in Delhi, 109 in Kerala, 97 in Gujarat, 69 in Rajasthan,…

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Covid cases on the rise in Himachal Pradesh, officials advise caution – ET HealthWorld

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh reported Covid positivity rate of 1.9% last week. A total of 88,887 people were tested for Covid-19 in the state from August 2 to August 8, out of whom 1,726 persons were found to be Covid positive. A total of 13 Covid patients died in the state during this period. According to health department officials, Covid cases in the state are on the rise again, which is cause for concern. As of Sunday, officials said, there were 1,962 Covid cases in the state. A government spokesman said…

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