Telangana records an additional 7 cases of Omicron, 3 with no travel history
Hyderabad: Telangana reported seven Omicron cases, including three who had never traveled, T. T. Health Minister Harish Lao said on Tuesday.
The new case has boosted the count of Omicron infections in the state to 62. Three individuals from Hyderabad who had never traveled were tested positive on Tuesday. They include dialysis technicians, pregnant mothers, and software engineers.
The minister told reporters that of the 62 cases reported so far, 46 came from a variety of countries, including those other than those “at risk.”
All Omicron-positive cases isolated at the Telangana Institute of Medical Science (TIMS) are asymptomatic and safe, he said, citing the TIMS director.
He also revealed that 20 samples infected with Omicron were sent for retesting after completing an 8-day period and 13 were negative. He said those that tested positive would be retested a week later.
Emphasizing the importance of vaccination, 46 of the 62 people who were found to be positive for Omicron said they had not been vaccinated. Only 14 were fully vaccinated and 2 were partially vaccinated.
https://www.siasat.com/telangana-logs-7-more-omicron-cases-3-have-no-travel-history-2249499/ Telangana records an additional 7 cases of Omicron, 3 with no travel history