Total cases 5 in India
New Delhi, Dec. 5 (Delhi Crown): Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain on Sunday confirmed the first case of Omicron variant of Coronavirus in the national capital.
He reportedly said – “The patient admitted to LNJP Hospital had returned from Tanzania.”
Quoting Jain, a tweet by news agency ANI stated – “First omicron case detected in Delhi. The patient admitted to LNJP Hospital had returned from Tanzania. Till now, 17 people who tested positive for Covid have been admitted to the hospital.”
Meanwhile, one Omicron case has also been detected in south-western state of Maharashtra and one other in western state of Gujarat.
Earlier, two cases were detected in southern state of Karnataka. With this the total number of cases across the country has risen to five.