COVID-19: Three more Omicron cases detected in Rajasthan, total count at 46

The highest number of 43 cases were reported from Jaipur while four cases each were reported from Ganganagar and Bikaner, three from Tonk, two from Ajmer. Three new Omicron cases have been detected in Rajasthan, taking the number of people infected with the new variant of the coronavirus to 46, an official report said on … Read more

COVID-19: Omicron variant highly transmissible; Avoid gatherings, don’t lower guard, say doctors

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Friday said 10 new cases of the new Omicron variant have been detected in the national capital, taking the tally to 20. Amid a jump in Omicron cases in Delhi, doctors on Friday said people should avoid all gatherings and follow Covid-appropriate behaviour, else the pandemic situation may worsen … Read more

Covid-19: Eight new Omicron cases take Maharashtra tally to 28, India count at 57

Of Maharashtra’s 28 cases, 12 are in Mumbai, 10 in Pimpri Chinchwad, two in Pune Municipal Corporation, and one each in Kalyan Dombivali, Latur, Nagpur, and Vasai Virar on the outskirts of Mumbai. Maharashtra on Tuesday reported eight new cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, taking the state’s tally to 28 and India’s to … Read more

Covid-19: Is there a correct way to pronounce ‘Omicron’?

According to experts, however, there is no single, agreed-on English pronunciation. (Reuters) Among the many unknowns of the new coronavirus variant — Omicron — named after the Greek alphabet’s 15th letter — one that has stood out for many English speakers is its pronunciation. According to experts, however, there is no single, agreed-on English pronunciation. … Read more