The cases of new variant of coronavirus, Omicron are increasing rapidly in the country. On the last day, 97 patients of the new variant have been found in seven states of the country. Of these 33 cases have been reported in Tamil Nadu, 23 in Maharashtra, 14 in Telangana, 12 in Karnataka, five in Kerala, one in Rajasthan and 2 in Odisha and 7 in Gujarat. The number of patients infected with the new variant has increased to more than 358 across the country. Let us tell you, Maharashtra has the highest number of cases of Omicron.
Here, the concern of the central government has increased because of the increasing cases of Omicron in the country. On Thursday, the Center has instructed all the states and union territories to take special precautions. The Center said that all precautions should be taken to prevent the spread of Omicron. Taking all precautions, take crowd control measures and impose night curfew because of upcoming festivals.
Because of the increasing cases of Omicron, the Center said that states can impose strict rules for big events. Where more patients are available, containment zones and buffer zones can be created. At the same time, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has said that 60 percent of the adult population has been fully immunized. Whereas, 89 percent of India's adult population has received the first dose of the vaccine.
Amidst the rapidly spreading threat of Omicron in India, the Madhya Pradesh government has decided to impose a night curfew from 11 pm to 5 am as a precautionary measure. Along with this, people have been advised to strictly follow the corona protocol. The timings of night curfew will be from 11 pm to 5 am.
Apart from this, a night curfew has been imposed in Gujarat till December 31 because of the new variants of Corona growing rapidly in the country. New year celebrations have been banned in Odisha. People imposed a 10-day lockdown in the Gadem village of Telangana. Section 144 was implemented in Noida and Lucknow till December 31. Schools closed in Maharashtra, ban on New Year's celebrations, wearing of masks is mandatory. Apart from this, entry in gyms, coachings, theatres, cinema halls, swimming pool will be available only after having both doses of the vaccine.
Because of the increasing cases to Omicron, the Municipal Commissioner has issued a new order regarding the celebration of Christmas and New Year in Chinchwad, Maharashtra. It has been said in the new order that if any person is found violating the guidelines of the state government regarding corona, then a case will be registered under section 188 of the IPC.