Omicron Coronavirus Live Updates: Delhi Reports Over 15,000 Fresh Cases, Kerala Omicron Tally Goes Up By 50
Chandigarh Imposes Restrictions Amid Rise In Covid-19 Cases
Chandigarh government imposed fresh restrictions in the state amid a rise in Covid-19 cases.
Under the new restrictions, non-essential activities are prohibited between 10 p.m and 5 a.m, ANI reported, citing the Chandigarh administration.
While cinema halls, malls and restaurants are allowed to operate at 50% capacity, educational institutions as well as sports complexes will remain closed.
Public gatherings are now restricted to 50 persons indoors and 100 persons outdoors.
Chandigarh reported 331 fresh Covid-19 cases in the past 24-hours.
Maharashtra Records Over 36,000 Fresh Covid-19 Cases
Maharashtra recorded 36,265 fresh Covid-19 cases in the previous day, with 20,181 cases from Mumbai alone.
The state also reported 79 cases of people infected with the Omicron variant in the past 24-hours, ANI reported, citing the state government.
Maharashtra also reported 13 deaths during the same period. The state now has 1,14,847 active Covid-19 cases.
Mumbai Reports Over 20,000 Cases In A Day
Mumbai reported 20,181 cases and four deaths in the last 24-hours, according to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's daily update.
Active cases in the city now stand at 79,260.
West Bengal Reports Over 14,000 New Cases In A Day
West Bengal added 14,022 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. With this the active cases now stand at 33,042 in the state, ANI reported citing Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Next 15 days are important, said Banerjee. "We will increase restrictions" if the cases continue to increase. The chief minister is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow.
Kerala's Omicron Tally Goes Up By 50
Kerala confirmed 50 more Omicron cases, of which 45 are from low risk countries and five from high risk countries. With this the Omicron tally in the state now stands at 280, ANI reported citing state health department.
"No cases were reported through contact (tracing)," Kerala Health Department said.
The state recorded 4,649 new Covid-19 cases and reported 17 deaths in the last 24 hours. Active cases now stand at 25,157, Kerala government said in a statement.