The highest number of Omicron cases has been registered in Delhi and the number of infected has risen to 238.
Omicron India Covid Live Update: The number of cases of coronavirus infection in the country has risen to 781. This information has been given in the information released by the Union Ministry of Health on Wednesday. In the last 24 hours, 9,195 Corona cases have been registered. The total number of active cases of corona in the country has reached 77,002. The number of patients with Omicron is increasing rapidly in the national capital Delhi.
The highest number of Omicron cases has been registered in the national capital Delhi and the number of infected has risen to 238, of which 57 have been cured. After Delhi, Maharashtra has been most affected by the new variant, with 167 cases reported so far. However, 72 people have recovered in the state.
Omicron India Live Update: 9,195 new cases of corona infection reported in one day, so far 781 cases of Omicron have been registered
There were also 73 cases of Omicron in Gujarat, 65 in Kerala, 62 in Telangana and 46 in Rajasthan. Similarly, 34 cases of Omicron were reported in Karnataka, 34 in Tamil Nadu and 12 in Haryana. In the wake of a growing case of corona infection in the national capital, the Delhi government has issued a yellow alert, under which schools, colleges and coaching centers will remain closed from Wednesday.
On Tuesday, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal issued a yellow alert in the capital. The chief minister said 331 new cases of corona infection were registered in the city on Monday and with the infection rate reaching 0.5 per cent, the government was forced to issue a yellow alert. The decision was taken after a high-level review meeting between Chief Minister Kejriwal and Delhi government officials here today.
The Chief Minister said that the incidence of infections in Delhi was increasing rapidly but there was no need to panic as most of the people showed mild symptoms. The Delhi government later issued a list of restrictions under which schools, colleges and all educational institutions would remain closed. Shops for unnecessary items will also be closed.
There are still 781 Omicron cases in India. 9,195 new COVID19 cases reported in last 24 hours, active caseload 77,002 pic.twitter.com/T856yGqZ0k
– ANI (ANI) December 29, 2021
In addition, multiplexes, cinema halls, spas, gyms, banquet halls, auditoriums and sports complexes will be closed immediately. While malls will be allowed to operate in a parallel manner, while hotels may be allowed to remain open, conference and banquet halls inside their premises will remain closed.
The new order says offices will be allowed to operate with a maximum of 50 percent capacity. At the same time, the Delhi Metro, restaurants and bars will also operate at 50 per cent capacity. Meanwhile, the night curfew imposed in the capital from Sunday evening has been further extended. The night curfew has been changed from 10 pm to 5 am.