Maharashtra male who returned from S. Africa evaluates Omicron positive in Mumbai; India’s fourth case of new alternative

Omicron Covid Variant

Image Source: PTI FILE IMAGE Cases with the Omicron variant have already been detected in Karnataka and Gujarat.


  • Maharashtra male who took a trip to Mumbai from South Africa via Dubai and Delhi evaluated +ve for Omicron.
  • The 33-year-old man had actually shown up in Delhi on November 23 and had actually provided his samples for COVID test.
  • Cases with the Omicron variant have currently been spotted in Karnataka and Gujarat.

A Maharashtra male who had actually traveled to Mumbai from South Africa through Dubai and Delhi had tested positive for Omicron on Saturday, said authorities. This is the 4th case of the Omicron variation in India.

The 33-year-old male had arrived in Delhi on November 23 and had given his samples for COVID-19 screening at the Delhi airport. He had then taken a flight to Mumbai, main sources said in Delhi.

Cases with the Omicron version have actually already been identified in Karnataka and Gujarat.

“A man from Kalyan Dombivli municipal corporation location has actually checked favorable for the Omicron variant of COVID-19. He is the very first official case in the state,” Maharashtra health department director Dr. Archana Patil stated.

“He came with a group of four people. We are tracing and tracking them. Their RT-PCR test, as well as genome sequencing, will be done as well,” she stated.

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Published at Sat, 04 Dec 2021 08:12:09 -0600