At the DDMA meeting, it was discussed that the restrictions imposed on Delhi should also be introduced in the National Capital Territory region to prevent an increase in the number of cases.
Tighter restrictions are expected in the coming days as the number of cases continues to grow. Italy has banned public New Years celebrations, as well as all concerts and outdoor events, until January 31st in an effort to contain an increase in infections caused by the omicron variant. Delhi is imposing a weekend curfew to limit the rise in omicron cases in an Indian city. Delhi, where daily cases are increasing more than fivefold in a week, is moving into a 55-hour period from Friday evening to Monday morning.
As Tamil Nadu and Himachal Pradesh join a growing list of states that have blocked night curfews under new curfews to tackle the expanding pandemic, the Union government has announced a 6.3-fold increase in COVID cases over the past eight years. days – occurs in cities and the Omicron variant is the predominant circulating strain. India reported 90,928 new daily COVID-19 cases on Thursday, nearly four times since the start of the year, mostly from cities where Omicron has overtaken Delta, according to health officials. India reported 179,723 new cases on Monday, mostly in the country’s largest cities – New Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata, where Omicron has overtaken Delta as the most common strain of the virus.
According to data from the Ministry of Health, India added 58,197 new coronavirus cases in a single day, the highest level in about 199 days, bringing the total number of cases to 220.127.116.118, which also indicates that the number of active cases exceeds 200,000. About 81 days later. India reported 33,750 new infections on Monday, which is only a small part of the number reported by the United States and many European countries, but an increase of 22% from the previous day, the highest total in more than three months. Given the low vaccination rate and other factors, some experts worry that the new variant may hit India more than other countries. On Friday, at least 15,000 new Covid-19 cases were reported in Maharashtra, Delhi and West Bengal.
India on Saturday reported 141,986 new cases, the highest one-day increase since May 31 last year, according to Indian Health Ministry CNN data. India on Saturday reported more than 1,000 new cases of coronavirus infections for the second day in a row, and also maintains an upward trend in the one-day increase in infections for the 11th straight day. Italy also recorded a record number of new coronavirus cases for the second day in a row.
There were 119,789 new cases of Covid-19 in the UK yesterday, another record. Records in the country say nearly half a million people have died from coronavirus infection to date, but a recent study estimates the real figure to be 3.2 million deaths as of last July. The death toll from covid-19 in India could be six to seven times higher than officially recorded. Russia has reported 741 deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours due to the ongoing spike in cases.
India has recorded 325 deaths in 24 hours, officials said, but only one was associated with Omicron. India has confirmed at least 2,135 cases of Omicron and one death associated with this variant in an elderly man with diabetes. India reported 35,368,372 cases of Covid on Saturday, including 483,463 deaths and 3,071 cases of the Omicron variant, according to the Ministry of Health. To date, India has recorded over 35 million cases of Covid and about 482,000 deaths from the virus.
In the first half of 2021, India experienced a huge second wave of coronavirus infection, resulting in overwhelming hospitals and oxygen shortages across the country. While the omicron variant appears to cause less severe disease than the delta variant, India’s huge population, densely populated cities, and understaffed hospitals mean that healthcare systems could still be overwhelmed. Other experts, however, hope that the wave of Omicron in India will be similar to other countries, where the huge increase in infections has not yet led to a corresponding significant increase in hospital admissions.
In other news, IIT-Kanpur professor and mathematician, Manindra Agrawal, predicted that in big cities such as Delhi and Mumbai, the spike in Covid cases could be halted very soon, perhaps by the middle of this month. Covid-19 cases may have stabilized in London and could begin to decline in other parts of the UK within 3 weeks, the epidemiologist and government adviser said. CALCUTTA, January 6. Reuters India’s daily COVID-19 cases surged to 117,100 on Friday, a fivefold increase in a week and is on the verge of exceeding the previous peak of infection as the rapidly spreading omicron variant replaces the delta in cities.
The ministry said the number of active cases increased to 7 23 619, representing 2.03 percent of total infections, while the national COVID-19 cure rate fell to 96.62 percent. It crossed the 20,000 mark on Saturday, along with Mumbai, which had 20,318 new cases. On Thursday, he reported more than 90,000 cases, almost six times more than last week, which experts said was caused by the Omicron variant. India on Wednesday 5 January reported its first death related to the Rajasthan variant of the Omicron coronavirus as the number of new COVID-19 cases topped 70,000 in what the Union government called “exponential growth” with acceleration “steeper than ever.” that is reflected R-value, which is not higher than during the peak of the second brutal wave.
At the end of the first week of January 2022, India’s coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic looks dire with rapidly growing one-day cases, even as the number of Omicron variants continues to rise. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Australia must “weather” the fast-growing outbreak of the Omicron virus as the country’s total COVID-19 cases topped a million, with more than half of the cases reported in the past week alone.
NEW DELHI-With the surge of new Omicron variants, India may be caught in a third wave of intense coronavirus infections within a few weeks. NEW DELHI-On Monday, medical and front-line staff, as well as people over 60 with health problems, lined up at vaccination centers across India to receive a third dose of the vaccine for infections associated with elevated omicron variants. As the number of newly confirmed coronavirus infections soared to more than 179,000 on Monday, almost eight times the number in a week, India introduced these doses, which India calls “warning” injections rather than booster injections.
Meanwhile, India has started delivering booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to frontline workers and elderly people with variants of Omicron, resulting in a nearly eight-fold increase in daily infections since the start of the year. The Delhi government said on Monday that 84% of all samples tested in the capital between December 30 and 31 were Omicron infections. The city began mass testing of all its residents on Sunday after 20 children and adults tested positive for COVID-19, at least two of whom have the Omicron variant.