NEW DELHI: India has confirmed two cases of Omicron variant of Coronavirus, the health ministry said on Thursday.
The two cases have been found in Karnataka.
Amid rising cases of Covid-19 cases due to Omicron, India Gandhi Airport on Thursday said four passengers coming from ‘at-risk’ nations including three from Paris and one from London tested positive for Covid-19.
According to the WHO, the new coronavirus variant Omicron has now become dominant in South Africa and is driving a sharp increase in new infections.
8,500 new Covid infections were registered in the latest daily figures in South Africa.
Omicron has now been detected in at least 24 countries around the world, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).