Coronavirus vaccine registration, cases of Omicron coronavirus variants in India Following the emergence of new COVID-19 clusters and threats from the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus, the government of Karnataka on Thursday decided to focus on cluster management and issue new guidelines to hostels, aimed at control the spread of infection. Not wanting to make a “hasty decision” on imposing restrictions, he said, a decision on measures such as the nighttime curfew and restrictions on Christmas and New Year celebrations will be taken afterwards. to have analyzed the situation for a week.
âRegarding COVID, the head of our Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), Dr MK Sudarshan, briefed on the current situation, he shared details on the Omicron variant. According to him, looking at the current figures and the positivity rate, there is no need to worry or worry, âsaid Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai.
The chief minister said the government still believes it is necessary to take some precautionary measures, such as issuing new guidelines for hostels and their management, such as sanitation, the possibility of feeding oneself in a phased manner , restriction of visitors, double dose vaccination for all staff working there. , and the establishment of a separate isolation room. “We have already given similar guidelines for the management of clusters and have declared that if there are more than three positive cases in one place, they will be declared clusters, and these measures will continue,” he said, adding only on the advice of special ministers A vaccination campaign will also take place, as it took place earlier this year.
India registers 9,419 new cases of Covid-19
According to data from the Union Ministry of Health, an additional 9,419 people tested positive for COVID-19 in one day on Wednesday, while the number of active cases stands at 94,742. The death toll from the disease rose to 4,74,111, with 159 recorded daily deaths, according to data updated at 8 am. There was an increase of 1,009 cases in the total number of active COVID-19 cases within 24 hours.
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