Hyderabad: On Monday, Telangana reported 12 new cases of Omicron with a state count of 55.
According to the State Health Department, 10 new cases were reported among passengers from countries other than “at risk”, and two local contacts were also positive for the new variant of Covid-19. ..
A male mother and wife who tested positive for Omicron upon arrival from Dubai were also found to be infected with the new variant. This has increased the number of Omicron-positive contacts to four.
There were 38 cases of Omicron in passengers from countries other than “at risk”, but only three cases of Omicron were detected in passengers in “at risk” countries. did.
Of the 263 passengers arriving at Hyderabad Airport from a “endangered” country on Monday, 24 were positive. Those samples were sent for genomic sequencing.
Health officials continue to detect the largest number of Omicron cases during random Covid tests on 2% of passengers arriving from countries other than “at risk”.
Meanwhile, Telangana reported 182 new Covid cases in the state in the last 24 hours until 5:30 pm on Monday. The state also reported one death, pushing cumulative tolls to 4,203.
A total of 182 cases recovered during the period, improving the recovery rate to 98.90%. Health officials said 3,417 cases are currently being treated / quarantined in the state.
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