The cases of Omicron variant, a new variant of Coronavirus, are increasing continuously in the country. On Monday i.e. today, 2 new cases of Omicron have been found in the national capital. So far 24 cases have been reported in Delhi of the new variant of Corona. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has expressed concern over this and has appealed to the Center to give a booster dose of Covid Vaccine in Delhi.
Today Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said in a press conference that I appeal to the Center to give permission to give booster dose of Covid vaccine in Delhi. Because of the increasing cases of the corona, all active cases will be sent for genome sequencing. Home isolation will be further improved. The Central Government is requested to approve the booster dose.
He further said that the Delhi cabinet has decided that the free ration available during the Corona period has been extended for another six months. Now ration will be given till 31st May.
Omicron cases in India are doubling every 3 days. So far it has spread to 12 states of the country. So at the same time, the speed of getting Omicron is also increasing every day. On Sunday, Omicron's cases have crossed 150. Of these, the situation of most concern remains in Maharashtra. 6 new cases have been reported here on Sunday. After which the total cases have gone up to 54. Corona cases have started increasing in Delhi too. So far two more cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus were reported in the country's capital Delhi. Here the total cases have increased to 24 while 12 patients have been discharged from the hospital. At the same time, along with Omicron, the rate of increase of corona infections is also increasing.
The rate of growth of Omicron is very high not only in India but also abroad. In many countries, an increase in infection has been seen as soon as the winter season starts. Along with Omicron, the great explosion of Corona is being seen in Britain and South Africa. Despite vaccination, people are getting infected. However, in the meantime, it is a matter of relief that the signs of Omicron being fatal have not yet been found. Whereas the Delta variant is proving to be more lethal than the Omicron.