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BREAKING: Mumbai reports India’s fourth Omicron case | India News

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Mumbai: Maharashtra on Saturday (December 4) reported its first confirmed case of Omicron variant in a man from Mumbai, confirmed state health department director

According to PTI, the patient, a resident of Mumbai’s Kalyan Dombivali, travelled to Mumbai from South Africa via Dubai, Delhi found positive for Omicron on Saturday

This comes after Gujarat on Saturday reported its first and India’s third Omicron case in a man from Jamnagar, who returned from Zimbabwe recently.

The sample of the 72-year-old man was sent for genome sequencing after he tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, the health department added. 

India’s first Omicron cases were reported in Karnataka. One was a 66-year-old South African man who came to Bengaluru on November 20 and left India after testing negative. The other patient is a 46-year-old man who is a doctor – an anaesthetist – at a hospital in Bengaluru. He tested positive on November 22 and has no travel history to South Africa or any other country, the civic body officials said. 

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