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Delhi reports four more cases of Omicron, total tally increases to six | India News

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New Delhi: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Tuesday (December 14, 2021) informed that four new cases of Omicron have been reported in the national capital. 

All the four people have a travel history to foreign countries.

With this, the total number of cases of the new COVID-19 variant in Delhi has increased to six.

Jain added that currently, 35 COVID-19 positive patients and three suspected cases of Omicron are admitted to the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital.

Earlier in the day, officials said that Delhi’s first patient of the Omicron variant, a 37-year-old man, was discharged from the LNJP Hospital.

The man, a resident of Ranchi, had travelled from Tanzania to Doha and from there, to Delhi on a Qatar Airways flight on December 2. He stayed in Johannesburg in South Africa for a week and had mild symptoms.

The LNJP hospital, notably, has been designated for treating patients infected with the new Omicron variant of COVID-19.

A 35-year-old man with a travel history to Zimbabwe and South Africa had also tested positive for Omicron, becoming the second patient in the national capital to get infected with the new variant.

(More details awaited)

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