Pune, 19th December 2021: Today six more Omicron variant Covid-19 cases were reported in Maharashtra which one patient from Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) and one from Pune rural area, stated a report from the National Institute of Virology (NIV) Pune. Out of these six, four patients are from Mumbai Airport surveillance.
Till now, a total of 54 patients infected with the Omicron virus have been reported in the Maharashtra state. Out of these, 28 cases have been discharged after a negative RT-PCR test.
Information of 6 patients diagnosed with Omicron today:
4 Patients from Mumbai. All four patients in Mumbai have been identified from the airport screening. One of these patients is from Mumbai. 2 patients are from Karnataka and 1 from Aurangabad.
2 had a travel history to Tanzania and another 2 to England. All four are fully vaccinated and asymptomatic. All are currently in isolation at Seven Hills Hospital, Mumbai. Their age range is 21 years to 57 years & 2 out of them are females.
A 5-year-old boy who is close contact with Dubai travellers from Junnar in the Pune district has been diagnosed with Omicron variant. This patient is asymptomatic.
Omicron variant has been found in a 46-year-old man having a history of travel to the Middle East from the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation area. The patient has mild symptoms and is currently admitted to a private hospital. His vaccination is complete.