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Omicron is now dominant variant in Karnataka with 67.5% positivity rate

Dais Newsfeed | 29/01/2022 11:16 PM | Click to read full article

On Friday, Karnataka Health Minister Sudhakar K said that statistics show that the Delta variant of Covid-19 has become less dominant, which is now replaced by the Omicron variant of the virus.

Sharing the genome sequencing data till Thursday in the state, the Minister said that the Omicron variant is more dominant in the ongoing third wave of Covid-19, with 67.5% of the samples testing positive for the variant.