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India announces approximately 1.42 lakh cases of Coronavirus Omicron; weekend curfews in Karnataka and Delhi begin

India Covid-19 Active Cases Jan 8 Updates, India’s Omicron Variant Cases 3rd Wave Coronavirus, Today’s Covid-19 Booster Vaccine, Children’s Dose, and Weekend Curfew: India’s daily positive rate is at 9.28 percent.

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Last June, the United States Medical Association urged government leaders to encourage people with risk factors if they develop COVID-19 to go for adequate treatment / EFE / Juan Ignacio Roncoroni / Archive

India Covid-19 India reported 1,41,986 daily instances of Covid-19 on Saturday, bringing the country’s total to 3,53,68,372. The active caseload now stands at 4,72,169 with 40,895 recoveries. The mortality toll jumped to 4,83,463 with the virus killing 285 individuals.

According to data provided on Saturday by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 3,071 instances of Omicron variant have been documented thus far across 27 states and union territories, with 1,203 cases surviving or migrating. At the moment, active cases account for 1.34 percent of total illnesses. The health ministry reported that the national Covid-19 recovery rate had reduced to 97.30 percent.

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Healthcare workers, frontline workers, and the over-60 population with comorbidities who are eligible for their third “precautionary dose” 39 weeks after receiving their second jab can either schedule an appointment online or walk into any vaccination centre, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare sources said on Friday.

Omicron raises the number of Covid hospitalizations in the United States to an all-time high.

Weekend curfews take effect in the majority of India’s cities as states attempt to contain the spread of the new coronavirus. While Delhi and Karnataka have implemented weekend curfews, Tamil Nadu’s government has announced a Sunday shutdown.

Meanwhile, the Union Health Ministry announced on Friday that all international travellers arriving in India will be required to undergo a mandatory seven-day home quarantine, even if they test negative for Covid-19 at the airport. They will next be required to undergo an RT-PCR test on their eighth day in the nation.

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