Omicron enters in India, 2 cases detected in Karnataka

Ground Report | New Delhi: Omicron enters in India; The Union Health Ministry today said that two cases of the Omicron variant have been found in the country, and both the cases are from Karnataka. In Karnataka, two people aged 66 and 46 have been found infected with the new variant Omicron of Covid.  

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Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Union Health Ministry also confirmed, said, “Two cases of the Omicron variant have been reported in the country so far. Both the cases are from Karnataka.”

Omicron enters in India: List of countries

  • Australia: 6 cases
  • Austria: 1 case
  • Brazil: 1 case
  • Belgium: 1 case
  • Botswana: 19 cases
  • Canada: 3 cases
  • Czech Republic: 1 case
  • Denmark: 2 cases
  • France: 1 case (on Reunion Island)
  • Germany: 4 cases
  • Hong Kong: 3 cases
  • Israel: 2 cases
  • Italy: 4 cases
  • Japan: 1 case
  • Netherlands: 14 cases
  • Portugal: 13 cases
  • South Africa: 77 cases
  • Spain: 1 case
  • Sweden: 1 case
  • United Kingdom: 14 cases
  • India: 2 cases


An African doctor who was one of the first to warn of the spread of a new variant of Corona said that the symptoms of ‘O Macron’ are very mild. Dr. Angelique Coetzee, head of the South African Medical Association, said he had seen seven patients in his clinic with symptoms different from those of Delta.

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Extreme fatigue

mild muscle


dry cough

sore throat.

“The symptoms at this stage were related to a common viral infection and since we haven’t seen Code 19 for the last eight to 10 weeks, we decided to take the test,” he told Reuters. “We’ve seen a lot of Delta patients during the third wave of Corona, and they didn’t see the clinical picture. Most of them had very mild symptoms and no one had ever admitted patients for surgery.

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