Coronavirus in india covid19 mofhw data 19th December 2021


New Delhi. corona infection in the country (Coronavirus In India) The decline in the cases continues. Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (Mohfw) According to this, 7 thousand 81 new cases were found in the last 24 hours on Sunday. At the same time 7 thousand 469 people got cured. According to the ministry, 264 people also died during this time period. Mohfw said that at present 83 thousand 913 cases are active in the country while 3 crore 41 lakh 78 thousand 9 hundred 40 patients have recovered from Kovid. At the same time, 4 lakh 77 thousand 4 hundred 22 patients have died so far. On the other hand, if we talk about vaccination, so far 1 billion 37 crore 46 lakh 13 thousand 2 hundred52 doses have been given, out of which 76 lakh 54 thousand 4 hundred 66 doses were given on Saturday.

After finding new cases, while the total number of cases has gone up to 3 crore 47 lakh 40 thousand 2 hundred 75, there has been a decrease of 652 cases in active cases. At the same time, ICMR said that so far 66 crore 41 lakh 9 thousand 365 samples have been tested, out of which 12 lakh 11 thousand 977 samples were tested on Saturday.

Omicron cases rise
Whereas variants of corona virus in India Omicron Variant In India The total number of patients infected with the virus has increased to 138 on Saturday. Twelve cases came from Telangana, six from Karnataka, four from Kerala, while three more patients in Maharashtra confirmed the infection. According to central and state officials, so far 11 states and union territories are Maharashtra (43), Delhi (22), Rajasthan (17) and Karnataka (14), Telangana (20), Gujarat (7), Kerala (11) , Andhra Pradesh (1), Chandigarh (1), Tamil Nadu (1) and West Bengal (1) have reported Omicron cases.

With the arrival of 12 more new cases of Omicron in Telangana, the number of infected with the new variant has increased to 20. A bulletin of the Telangana Health Department said that out of the 12 new patients, two had come from ‘at-risk countries’ declared by the Center while 10 people had come from other countries. The reports of samples of three patients are awaited.

Six more cases of Omicron variants have been reported in Karnataka. Out of the six cases of infection, five cases were reported in two educational institutions in Dakshina Kannada district. Now the number of Omicron cases in the state has increased to 14.

Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar tweeted, ‘Today two clusters of Kovid have been reported from two educational institutions in Dakshina Kannada: Cluster one: 14 cases (of which four are from Omicron). Cluster two: 19 cases (one belongs to Omicron). A traveler from Britain has also been found infected with Omicron.

What is Omicron’s condition in Kerala?
After four more cases of Omicron infection were reported in Kerala, the total number of infected people increased to 11. In Thiruvananthapuram, two people were found infected with this variant of the corona virus. One of them is 17 years old and the other is 44 years old. A 37-year-old man was found infected in Malappuram while a 49-year-old man was found infected in Thrissur. Kerala Health Minister Veena George said in a release, “The 17-year-old man found infected in Thiruvananthapuram had come from Britain, while the 44-year-old man had come from Tunisia by a chartered flight. The patient found in Malappuram had come from Tanzania, while the Thrissur native had come from Kenya.

Officials said that the husband and wife and their 13-year-old daughter who returned from Uganda to Satara in western Maharashtra have been found infected with the Omicron variant of the corona virus. Officials of the Maharashtra Health Department said that another five-year-old daughter of the couple has been found infected with the corona virus, but Omicron infection has not been found in her. All four people had returned from the African country of Uganda to Phaltan in Satara district on December 9. In the wake of Omicron’s outbreak, the district authorities traced them and got them RT-PCR tested.

Civil surgeon Dr Subhash Chavan said that the 35-year-old husband, 33-year-old wife and their 13-year-old daughter were infected with the corona virus, while the report of the younger daughter was not clear. After this, the samples of all four were sent to the National Institute of Virology (NIV) for genome sequencing. In view of the spread of infection, the Center has advised people to avoid non-essential travel and mass gatherings and not to celebrate New Year on a large scale. After the first case of Omicron was reported in South Africa on 24 November, the first two cases of Omicron were confirmed in Karnataka on 2 December in India.

Number of cases increased again in Delhi
86 new cases of corona virus infection were reported in Delhi on Saturday, which is the highest number in a single day in more than five months. With this, the infection rate was 0.13 percent. No new case of death due to infection was reported. Earlier, on July 8, 93 new cases of corona virus infection were reported in Delhi.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday that the Delhi government is ready to deal with the Omicron variant of Kovid and people need not panic. Other states also said they were preparing to deal with a possible increase in Omicron’s cases. Odisha’s Director of Public Health Niranjan Mishra said the state has made arrangements for adequate number of hospital beds, medical oxygen and medicines to deal with any emergency. No case of Omicron has been reported in Odisha so far.

Regarding the Omicron variant, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday stressed the need to urgently increase public health facilities and social measures to prevent its spread. Poonam Khetrapal Singh, regional director of the WHO South-East Asia Region, said that countries can prevent the spread of Omicron with concrete health and social measures. “Our focus should remain on the safety of those most at risk,” he said in a statement.

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