Bangalore: A total of 12 new cases of Omicron mutants have been identified in Karnataka, with a state count of 31 and K. Health Minister Sudakar said Thursday.
Omicron-positive patients have returned from Ghana, Nigeria, Switzerland, Denmark and the United Kingdom, but some Bangalore residents have also been tested positive for this variant.
The local infected are two women aged 20 and 54 and a man aged 56. A 27-year-old male patient from Mangaluru came from Ghana, and four were positive, including a female from the United Kingdom to Bangalore. Another patient, a 49-year-old woman, arrived from Denmark.
An 11-year-old girl from the UK, a 59-year-old woman from Nigeria, and a 9-year-old girl from Switzerland also tested positive for Omicron, Sudakar said.
Health ministry officials said all infected people were being treated at designated hospitals.
Apartments and residences of Omicron-positive patients have been sealed and primary and secondary contacts of these patients have been tracked and tested.
With Christmas and New Year approaching, health ministry officials are worried and said the situation will be difficult for the government.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health has announced that Karnataka has fully vaccinated 75% of the adult population. With the exception of the BBMP area, Bengaluru Urban became the first district in the state to achieve a second dose range of 100%.
https://www.siasat.com/12-fresh-cases-of-omicron-confirmed-in-karnataka-tally-now-31-2246854/ 12 fresh cases of Omicron identified in Karnataka, currently 31 aggregated