A 52-year-old man, who lately travelled to Nigeria, examined constructive for the Covid’s fast-spreading Omicron pressure after he died of a coronary heart assault at a hospital on the outskirts of Pune.
Asserting that the demise was attributable to “non-Covid causes”, Maharashtra’s public well being division stated in a bulletin that samples of the person that had been despatched to the Nationwide Institute of Virology have examined constructive for the brand new variant.
“A 52-year-old man with a journey historical past to Nigeria died of a coronary heart assault on December 28, 2021 at Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Company’s Yashwantrao Chavan Hospital. This affected person has had diabetes for the final 13 years. The demise of this affected person is because of non-covid causes. Coincidently, immediately’s NIV report reveals that he was contaminated with the Omicron virus,” the bulletin stated.
In response to the bulletin issued yesterday, 450 instances of the Omicron pressure have been recorded in Maharashtra to this point. Of the 198 instances reported yesterday, 30 are worldwide travellers. The majority of those instances have been reported in Mumbai, 190, adopted by the municipal areas of Thane (4) and Satara, Nanded, Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad with one every.
Maharashtra is witnessing a surge in Covid instances over the previous few days. The state recorded 5,368 new coronavirus infections within the final 24 hours, 37 per cent larger than the day earlier than. The spike in instances has triggered concern of a 3rd wave of Covid within the state that has reported over 66 lakh Covid instances to this point – the very best within the nation.
Capital Mumbai accounts for many new instances recorded in Maharashtra because it clocked 3,671 new infections – a 46% spike.