Omicron cases in Delhi: The new variant of Covid-19 is recording a stead rise in the national capital. The AAP-led Delhi government Wednesday banned all gatherings for Christmas and New Year.
All the other cultural events and gatherings are prohibited, as per an order by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA).
The District administration officials and the Delhi police will now ensure that people follow social-distancing norms and wear masks regularly.
Also, the market trade associations will now onwards deny entry to customers without masks.
As per the DDMA orders, the district magistrates (DMs) will identify potential Covid super spreader areas ahead of the two celebrations.
So far, Delhi has recorded 57 Omicron cases which is highest among all the states and UTs in India. There are a total of 213 cases of the highly contagious Omicron variant have been detected in India.
Moreover, Centre, in an advisory, has also asked the states to activate war rooms and bring back curbs or even curfews to contain the virus.
As per the letter from the health ministry, there is a need for greater foresight, data analysis, dynamic decision making and strict and prompt containment action.
India’s COVID-19 tally stands at 3,47,58,481 today after the country reported 6,317 new infections.
As per the World Health Organization, the Omicron variant is spreading faster than the Delta variant. Th e WHO has also been warning of the fatal and highly transmissible Omicron variant.
It might have possible consequences for the world economies as well.
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