101 Omicron cases in India, no evidence for now that our vaccines won’t work: Govt

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According to the Union Health Ministry, there is no evidence that the vaccines will not work against the Omicron strain of coronavirus.
People should avoid non-essential travel, according to the government, because the coronavirus’s Omicron variant is spreading rapidly across Europe and other parts of the world. According to the government, they must also avoid large crowds, and new year’s celebrations must be kept to a minimum.
Balram Bhargava, Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), stated at a press conference, “At this time, we have discovered they are to be given in the early stages of the infection.” The scientific evidence is still not overwhelming. But we’re keeping an eye on it.”
Lav Agarwal reiterated Bhargava’s statement, saying, “Right now, there is no evidence that our vaccines will not work.” People who got the infection despite being vaccinated reported only mild symptoms. He emphasized the importance of getting vaccinated.
In response to a question about the spread of Omicron in the community, Agarwal stated, “People with an international travel history report most cases of Omicron.” Contact tracing in such cases is also carried out.”
On Friday, ten new cases were reported in Delhi and two in Telangana. India’s total number of cases now stands at 101, with Maharashtra reporting 32 cases, Delhi 22, Rajasthan 17, Karnataka 8, Telangana 8, Gujarat 5, Kerala 5, and Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal each reporting one case.


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