June 28, 2022
Home Posts tagged Omicron
Featured Latest News

Night curfew in areas where there is widespread; Center also urged the states to be vigilant

The Central Government has again issued alert to the States and Union Territories ahead of the election and festive seasons. The Ministry of Health has recommended the imposition of restrictions, including night curfews, in areas where the spread of the disease (Omicron) is high. A review meeting chaired by the Prime Minister Modi was held […]Continue Reading
Featured Latest News

Omicron Concern; Review meeting chaired by the Prime Minister today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will convene a review meeting today to assess the Omicron situation in the country. The meeting, which will be attended by top officials in the health sector, will discuss Omicron outbreaks and preventive measures. At a meeting late last month, the prime minister called for tougher restrictions, including on international airports. […]Continue Reading
Featured Latest News

In India, the Omicron Variety May Be Less Harmful, According to Epidemiologists

According to a senior epidemiologist, the newly-emerged omicron strain is likely to be less destructive in India than the delta-led virus pandemic that ravaged hospitals and crematoriums earlier this year. India will likely be less affected by the new strain due to widespread exposure to the Covid-19 virus and a relatively high vaccination rate, according […]Continue Reading
Featured Latest News

Proposal to carry out genetic sequencing of clusters; Central proposal to increase testing

In the context of omicron proliferation, the Center has directed the genome sequencing of all clusters that are more susceptible to Covid. All samples of each cluster in Karnataka and Pune have been requested. The center also suggested that people from countries where Omicron was confirmed should be monitored at home. At the same time, […]Continue Reading