Chandigarh reports its very first case of Omicron, overall tally rises to 35


< img src =""class ="ff-og-image-inserted"> Chandigarh: A 20-year-old man with a current travel history abroad, who had come to fulfill his relatives, has actually tested positive for Omicron, becoming the first client of the new COVID-19 version in Chandigarh, health department authorities here stated on Sunday.

Another case of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus was reported from Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. With this, the country-wide tally of Omicron cases rose to 35.

“He was currently living in Italy. He had pertained to see some of his relatives here recently … His report for entire genomic sequencing has been received late night on December 11 and has been discovered favorable for Omicron variation,” Director, Health Services, Chandigarh, Dr Suman Singh told PTI over the phone.

The youth, who is totally vaccinated, is presently in institutional quarantine.

Released at Sun, 12 Dec 2021 02:14:58 -0600