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WHO is tracking Omicron in multiple sub-lineages, is it time to worry again?

Covid-19 status in India, top 10 latest covid updates, coronavirus latest news: Although the number of daily coronavirus infections has come down in most countries, WHO (World Health Organisation) still has its share in many sub-sections of the covid version. track is activated. Omicron , including BA.1, BA.1.1, BA.2 and BA.3. “I would like to reiterate that Omicron is a variant of the concern and we are tracking Omicron in several subcategories. The most prominent ones found globally are BA.1, BA.1.1 and BA.2. Now BA.3 And there are other sub-categories as well,” said Maria Van Kerkhove, WHO’s top infectious disease expert.

Kerkhove told that W.H.O. Looking at real-world data and tracking severity.

Here are the top 10 coronavirus-related updates in the last 24 hours:

  1. Officially the death toll from the coronavirus worldwide is on the verge of crossing 60 lakhs. As countries are easing COVID restrictions and people can be seen wearing masks and resuming travel, this milestone is a grim reminder of the nature of the pandemic. The death toll stood at 5,997,994 as of Sunday afternoon, compiled by Johns Hopkins University, the AP reported.
  2. As death rates remain high in Poland, Hungary, Romania and other Eastern European countries, more than 1 million refugees have arrived in the region from war-torn Ukraine, due to poor vaccination coverage and high rates of cases and deaths. It’s a country. per ap. The US, too, is reporting 1 million deaths on its own, despite the availability of its vaccine.
  3. According to official data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Monday, 4,362 fresh Covid infections were recorded in India, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases to 42.97 million. Additionally, the country recorded a steep decline in Covid-19 deaths, recording 66 Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours. How To Treat Omicron Variant At Home
  4. According to official data, the number of active COVID cases in the country has come down to 54,118 and comprises 0.13 per cent of the total infections, while the national recovery rate has further improved to 98.68%.
  5. The vaccination doses administered so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign have exceeded 178.90 crores. A total of 6,12,926 tests were conducted on Sunday and the total tests conducted so far are 77,34,37,172.
  6. There has been a decrease in the active Covid caseload in the last 24 hours to 5,324 cases. The number of people who have recovered from the disease has risen to 4,23,98,095, while the case fatality rate has been recorded at 1.20%.
  7. An expert panel of the Central Drugs Authority of India has recommended permission to conduct the Phase-3 clinical trial of Covovax vaccine as a booster dose in adults, according to sources, PTI reported. The DCGI has already approved Covovax for restricted use in emergency situations in adults on December 28. However, it has not yet been included in the country’s vaccination programme.
  8. Thane has added 23 new cases of coronavirus, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra district to 7,08,479, an official said on Monday, PTI reported. The death toll remained unchanged at 11,877, he said, adding that the COVID-19 fatality rate in Thane stood at 1.67 per cent. On the other hand, 7 Covid-19 patients are undergoing treatment in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, said a health bulletin on Monday. The coronavirus tally remains unchanged at 10,024 with no fresh infections reported.
  9. Internationally, Hong Kong reported 31,008 new Covid-19 cases and 153 deaths on Sunday, Reuters reported. The Chief Secretary of the city said that the residents should not worry about the mass testing scheme. Health experts have said that about 15% of the city’s 7.4 million residents are already infected.
  10. Belgium will lift almost all of its COVID-induced restrictions from today, according to Reuters, eliminating the need to wear masks at nearly all venues and requiring indoor venues to show COVID-19 passes from cafes to sports halls. will terminate. Prime Minister Alexander de Cru said the major easing of measures comes nearly two years after the pandemic first hit the country, which is home to NATO and EU institutions.


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