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Published on: Monday, December 27, 2021, 09:52 PM IST

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27 December 2021 09:52 PM IST

Maharashtra on Monday reported 26 new cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus

Maharashtra on Monday reported 26 new cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus, taking the state tally of those infected with the new strain to 167, the health department said.

27 December 2021 09:52 PM IST

Daily Covid cases cross 200-mark in Gujarat, active caseload over 1,000

The single-day Covid caseload in Gujarat crossed the 200-mark to touch 204 on Monday, against 65 recoveries, taking the state's active Covid caseload to 1,086.

27 December 2021 09:52 PM IST

Gurugram issues advisory ahead of New Year to prevent Covid spread

Ahead of the New Year, the Gurugram district health department on Monday issued an advisory for year-end celebrations to check the spread of Covid-19.

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27 December 2021 09:52 PM IST

Karnataka to conduct vaccination drives in schools to innoculate age group of 15-18 yrs

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday informed that the state is preparing to inoculate 15 to 18-year-old from January 3 by organising vaccination drives at schools.

27 December 2021 09:52 PM IST

COVID-19: BMC calls for meeting with health officers on rising number of Omicron cases Mumbai

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Iqbal Chahal has called a meeting on Monday with Health and Ward officers on the rising number of COVID-19 Omicron cases.

27 December 2021 09:52 PM IST

Kerala's Omicron tally at 57, night curfew imposed from Dec 30

With the Centre giving various states the freedom to take a call on the manner in which night curfew is introduced in the wake of Omicron variant threat, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday announced imposition of night curfew from December 30 to January 2.

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27 December 2021 09:52 PM IST

No need for statewide night curfew now, says Odisha health official

The Odisha government on Monday said there is no need to impose restrictions such as night curfew and lockdown across the state as of now amid concerns over the detection of eight cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus in the coastal state.

27 December 2021 09:52 PM IST

Delhi reports 331 new COVID-19 cases, highest single day spike in last 6 months

The national capital on Monday reported 331 new cases of COVID-19, which is the highest single-day spike since the last six months. On June 6, the capital city reported 331 COVID-19 cases.

27 December 2021 05:03 PM IST

Over 25.5 lakh children in Odisha to get Covid vaccines from Jan 3

Covid-19 vaccination for about 25.53 lakh children between 15 and 18 years age group in Odisha will start from January 3, 2022, officials said here on Monday.

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27 December 2021 02:55 PM IST

China reports 162 locally transmitted Covid cases

China has reported 162 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases, the National Health Commission said on Monday.

Of the new local cases, 152 were reported in Shaanxi, seven in Guangxi, and one each in Zhejiang, Guangdong and Sichuan, the Commission said.

27 December 2021 02:50 PM IST

Goa reports first Omicron case

8-year-old boy who had travelled from the UK on December 17 has tested positive for Omicron, says Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane.

27 December 2021 02:50 PM IST

Manipur reports first case of Omicron variant

First case of Omicron detected in Manipur. According to government sources, the patient travelled back from an African country.

27 December 2021 01:58 PM IST

13 students of Pune college test positive for coronavirus

At least 13 students of an engineering college in Pune city of Maharashtra have tested positive for coronavirus, an official from the institution said on Monday.

All these students, currently in the third year of the engineering course, are "largely asymptomatic" and isolated at home, said Prashant Dave, registrar of the MIT World Peace University, to which the institution is affiliated.

27 December 2021 01:10 PM IST

Japan confirms 58 Omicron cases: Reports

Japan has so far confirmed 58 Omicron cases, including 20 in people who did not go abroad or have contact with other infected persons, the Japanese media reported on Monday.

According to NHK, most cases, 19, have been found in Osaka, while both Tokyo and Okinawa had 10, Kyoto -- 8, Aichi -- 2. Another nine prefectures had one case each.

27 December 2021 01:10 PM IST

Omicron scare: Tamil Nadu doctors want educational institutions to shift to online mode

The Tamil Nadu Government Doctors' Association has requested Chief Minister M.K. Stalin to shift school and college classes purely to online mode.

In a representation to the chief minister, the association's president Dr K. Senthil said that Omicron variant of the Covid-19 is a super spreader and spreads four times faster than the earlier Delta variants.

27 December 2021 10:56 AM IST

COVID-19: Jump in paediatric hospitalizations in New York, raises concern in California amid Omicron

A jump in COVID-19 hospitalizations of children in New York has sparked concerns in California amid a surge in Omicron variant infections.

Rong-Gong Lin II and Luke Money, writing in Los Angeles Times said that the Omicron wave hit New York before California, where cases have been surging in the last week.

27 December 2021 10:56 AM IST

India reports 6,531 new cases, 7,141 recoveries in last 24 hours; Omicron case tally stands at 578

India saw the highest single day rise of Omicron infections with 156 fresh cases, taking the total tally of such cases to 578, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday.

With 6,531 people testing positive for coronavirus infections in a day India's total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 3,47,93,333, while the active cases declined to 75,841, according to the data updated at 8 am.

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