Covid Update: Covid Cases Surge In India, Mini Lockdown imposed in Delhi

Covid Update: Delhi CM Kejriwal Tests Positive, Mini Lockdown imposed in Delhi
DELHI, India - Jan. 4, 2022 - PRLog -- Covid Update: As Covid-19 continues to surge the nation, India witnessed more than 37000 new cases in the first week of the new year. Amongst these Omicron cases rose to 1892 across 23 states. The active caseload in India has risen to 1,71,830. As per the Union Health Ministry, 766 people have data furnished. The drive to vaccinate teens began on December, with more than 40 lakh adolescents aged 15-18 years receiving their first doses.

In the national capital Delhi, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal confirmed that he too, unfortunately, tested positive with Coronavirus. His tweet reads, "I have tested positive for Covid. Mild symptoms. Have isolated me at home. Those who came in touch with me in the last few days, kindly isolate yourself and get yourself tested."

Whereas cities across the nation have witnessed a steady rise in COVID-19 cases. Here is the Covid update as several Indian states and cities reel under Covid-19.

Delhi: Delhi reported 4099 new infections, shooting up from 500 cases in just six days. However, one more death was reported due to corona while 1509 people have recovered. Meanwhile, Satyendar Jain, Delhi Health Minister said that more than 81% of the total samples are sequenced in the past two days, found to have the omicron variant. The Delhi government also asked all the schools to upload the data of vaccinated students on the google tracker without a failure.

Mumbai: Mumbai has become the covid capital of India as the fresh cases are there over 8000 making it the highest in India in a city.

Punjab: amid a rise in corona cases, Punjab on December, imposed a night curfew in the state from 10 pm to 5 am. All cinemas, halls, bars, theatres, restaurants, malls, spas, zoos, museums, etc.

Kerala: Amid a spike in Omicron cases, Kerala health minister, Veena Geoge has confirmed that there is no community spread of omicron.

West Bengal: Cases are spiking in West Bengal also as over 6000 fresh cases reported from the past 2 days. Over 3000 cases alone were reported in Kolkata.

In this list of Covid Update, several states like Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Haryana is also dealing with a hike in covid cases. Therefore, it is advisable to follow corona guidelines obediently, till the pandemic gets lightened.

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