Omicron cases in India raised over 150

Omicron cases in India raised over 150

The Omicron variant of COVID-19 was first identified in Africa. As of last Saturday, Omicron cases raised to 9 lakhs. Further, the health experts said that the variant caused very mild illness and fewer hospital admissions. Moreover, the new variant dispersed in 90 countries around the world.

According to the reports, Omicron cases number slightly raised in India. Initially, the cases found around 6 in India. Now, it boosted over 150 cases. On Sunday, another 9 cases discovered in the country.

On the other hand, COVID-19 cases also increase in fewer areas as the country props for the 3rd wave of the pandemic.

Earlier this week, World Health Organization updated as 89 nations have reported new variant cases.

India has registered over 6,563 new corona cases in the last 24 hours. Now, the registered cases count increased to 3,47,46,838. Most of the COVID cases stood discovered in Kerala with 2,995 followed by Maharashtra 902, Tamil Nadu 610, West Bengal 565, and Karnataka 300 cases.


According to central and state officials, omicron cases were detected in 11 states and union territories. Further, the majority of cases were detected in Maharashtra (54). Further, the second-highest in Delhi (22) followed by Rajasthan (17) and Karnataka (14), Telangana (20), Gujarat (11), Kerala (11). Moreover, the other 4 states witnessed single Omicron cases which are Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal.

Health experts stated that the new variant founded on fully vaccinated people. Further, the 70 years old men tested positive with Omicron in Africa and the 5-year-old boy tested Omicron Positive in India.

Stock Market Update

Further, the Indian stock market impacted by new variant effects. As of  10:54 AM IST, the Sensex traded with a loss of 1,231.64 points at 55,780.10 level. On the other hand, Nifty lost 379.65 points at 16,605.85 levels. Further, the global markets also experienced a sharp fall due to Omicron.

However, Market dynamics this week will shape by global markets, Omicron variants, and dollar indexes as well as FIIs’ behavior, experts said.

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