Odisha reported 23 new cases of Omicron variant of Covid-19 on Sunday. So far, only 14 cases were there in Odisha. With this 23, total tally of Omicron Cases increased to 37.
They were all tested Covid Positive and after Genome sequencing conducted at the ILS, it is found that, they are infected with Omicron-variant of COVID-19.
Odisha had first reported two cases of Omicron infection on December 21. They had returned from Nigeria and Qatar, respectively. Further, on December 23, two minors, who had returned to Khordha from Nigeria were diagnosed with Omicron variant.
On 26th December, state reported 4 more cases of Omicron and the tally jumped to 8. Out of 4, 3 have come from Nigeria and the other one from Saudi Arabia.
On 29th December, a man, returned from Dubai, had tested positive with Omicron. Further with 5 more cases reported on 30th December, Odisha’s total went up to 14.