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Published on: Monday, December 20, 2021, 07:12 PM IST

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Another 12,133 Omicron cases have been recorded in the UK, the biggest daily increase since the Covid-19 variant was detected in the country.
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20 December 2021 09:18 AM IST

Omicron becomes dominant strain of Covid-19 in Ireland

The Irish Department of Health has reported 5,124 new confirmed Covid-19 cases, saying that about 52 per cent of them were due to the Omicron variant.

20 December 2021 09:18 AM IST

Peru confirms first 4 cases of Omicron variant

Peru confirmed the first four cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, Minister of Health Hernando Cevallos announced on Sunday.

20 December 2021 09:18 AM IST

UK records biggest daily jump of Omicron cases

Another 12,133 Omicron cases have been recorded in the UK, the biggest daily increase since the Covid-19 variant was detected in the country, taking the total Omicron cases found in the country to 37,101, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has said.

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20 December 2021 09:18 AM IST

Karnataka reports 5 new Omicron cases

Karnataka confirmed five cases of Omicron variant of coronavirus on Sunday, said state Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar.

20 December 2021 11:06 AM IST

India reports 6,563 new Covid cases, 132 deaths

India reported 6,563 new Covid cases and 132 deaths in the last 24 hours, said the Union ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday.

20 December 2021 11:06 AM IST

Active COVID-19 cases in country lowest in 572 days

With 6,563 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, India's total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 3,47,46,838, while the active cases declined to 82,267, the lowest in 572 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday.

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20 December 2021 11:06 AM IST

Omicron scare: Mumbai civic chief appeals to people to avoid Christmas & New Year parties

Amid the fear of spread of the Omicron variant of coronavirus, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal has appealed to citizens to avoid gatherings and parties during the upcoming Christmas festival and New Year, and warned of stringent action against those who flout rules.

20 December 2021 04:43 PM IST

Omicron Fear: Delhi reports 2 more cases of new variant tally rises to 24

20 December 2021 04:43 PM IST

New cases of Omicron reported in multiple states, nationwide tally reaches 170

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20 December 2021 04:43 PM IST

Four more Omicron cases detected in Kerala, tally now 15

Four more new cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus were detected from Kerala on Monday, taking the overall tally to 15, the state health department said.

20 December 2021 04:43 PM IST

South Africa: COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 9,155,691 cases as of late Sunday evening

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 9,155,691 cases as of late Sunday evening, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

20 December 2021 04:43 PM IST

Allow booster doses for people fully vaccinated against COVID-19: Kejriwal urges Centre after Delhi reports six new Omicron cases

20 December 2021 04:43 PM IST

New Zealand: detects 9 new Omicron cases at border

20 December 2021 04:43 PM IST

All Covid-positive samples to be sent for genome sequencing: Kejriwal

Amid the Omicron scare and the growing number of coronavirus cases in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said all samples that test positive for the infection will now be sent for genome sequencing.

20 December 2021 04:43 PM IST

Odisha reports 186 new COVID-19 cases, one more death

Odisha on Monday reported 186 new COVID-19 cases, seven less than the previous day, with the tally rising to 10,53,020, a health department bulletin said.

20 December 2021 04:43 PM IST

Japan launches app to display Covid vaccination proof

The Japanese government on Monday launched a smartphone app that allows people to display proof of Covid-19 vaccination that can be used for multiple purposes, including immigration procedures.

20 December 2021 07:12 PM IST

Israel's daily COVID-19 caseload exceeds 1,000 as 5th wave begins

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