Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Health & Education

india too reports first 2 cases of omicron covid variant

India is now third country in the world to report Omicron cases. Earlier, Saudi Arabia and United States reported new virus cases

India has become the latest country to report cases of the new Omicron coronavirus variant as regulators in the United Kingdom have given the green light for the use of a monoclonal therapy, called sotrovimab, to treat those at high risk of developing severe COVID-19 symptoms.

The news came as South Korea’s daily coronavirus case numbers rose to a new high with authorities halting quarantine exemptions for fully vaccinated inbound travellers for two weeks in a bid to fend off the new variant.

Meanwhile in the United States, fears over the impact of the new coronavirus strain have risen after it reported its first case in a fully vaccinated person in California. The case returned from South Africa on November 22 and tested positive seven days later.

In South Africa, where scientists detected the omicron variant last week, new infections doubled in a day signaling a dramatic surge in the country.

The World Health Organization (WHO) said data on how contagious Omicron is should be available “within days”, while the Japanese central bank warned of economic pain as countries tighten containment measures.

Written By

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement

Facebook

International

In March 2021, China and Iran signed the accord and its implementation has started now with key focus on development of economy, military, and...

Economy

The SBP's objection to govt-supported bank account for Afghanistan on the pretext of FATF seems a tactic to delay support for Afghanistan and to...

Economy

Cumulatively, at $15.8 billion, remittances grew by 11.3% during the first half of FY22 over the same period last year.

Latest Updates

According to the Sessions court, the 26-year-old woman was arrested in May 2020 and charged with posting blasphemous material on her WhatsApp status.

Copyright © 2021 The Truth International