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Omicron In India Could Require 60,000 People Hospitalised Per Day

The Hindu | 02/01/2022 08:30 PM | Click to read full article

India is going through an Omicron wave - one we don't seem to be acknowledging. While official figures suggest that Omicron cases are less than 2 per cent of India's total Covid cases, this could be a massive underestimate. 

While the official number of Omicron cases in India is estimated to be nearly 1, 500, in reality, it could be more than 10 times that - as high as 18,000 - with the number shooting up every day.