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Omicron: Chandigarh, Andhra Pradesh detect first cases, India tally now 36

Ten News | 12/12/2021 03:31 PM | Click to read full article

Chandigarh reported its first case of Omicron after swab samples of a fully vaccinated 20-year-old male passenger from Italy, who had tested COVID-19 positive on December 1, revealed the presence of the new variant of the novel coronavirus.

Earlier today, Andhra Pradesh detected its first case of Omicron and Karnataka detected its third case of the new COVID-19 variant. With this, the tally of Omicron cases in India has gone up to 36.