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Amid Omicron Alarm, Mumbai Bans Large Gatherings For 2 Days


Maharashtra recorded seven new Omicron circumstances of COVID-19.


On a day when town reported three new circumstances of the Omicron coronavirus variant that took Maharashtra’s tally to 17 and India’s to 32, the police in Mumbai ordered a two-day ban on massive gatherings, information company PTI reported.

The restrictions have been imposed inside the commissionerate limits of Mumbai, prohibiting rallies and protest marches involving individuals and automobiles over the following two days, an official instructed PTI.

The order, issued by the Deputy Commissioner of Police (Operations), will likely be in impact for 48 hours on Saturday and Sunday, he stated.

“It has been issued to stop hazard to human life from the brand new Omicron variant of COVID-19 in addition to a menace to the law-and-order scenario towards the backdrop of violence that befell in Amravati, Malegaon and Nanded,” he stated.

Maharashtra reported seven new circumstances of the Omicron variant of coronavirus on Friday together with a three-and-half-year-old woman, the state well being division stated.

The three sufferers from Mumbai have been all males, aged 48, 25 and 37 with latest journey historical past of Tanzania, the UK and South Africa-Nairobi, respectively, the well being division stated. The brand new circumstances took the tally of Omicron sufferers in Mumbai to 5.

In response to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Company, the 48-year-old traveller who returned from Tanzania was a resident of the densely-populated Dharavi space, however he was asymptomatic and remoted earlier than he mingled in the neighborhood.

He examined constructive for COVID-19 on December 4, has delicate signs and he had not taken any dose of vaccine towards the COVID-19, in line with the civic physique. His two shut contacts examined adverse for the viral an infection.

The 25-year-old traveller returned from London examined constructive for COVID-19 on December 1 and he had taken each doses of the vaccine. He had no signs of COVID-19.

The 37-year-old Gujarat resident examined constructive to COVID-19 on December 4 after arrival. He was shifted to hospital instantly from the airport and he has delicate signs, although he was absolutely vaccinated, the BMC stated.

The opposite 4 new sufferers have been reported from the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Company (PCMC) within the Pune district. They’re all contacts of three girls who had arrived from Nigeria and have been discovered to have Omicron an infection earlier, the company stated in a press release.

Of the seven new sufferers, 4 have been absolutely vaccinated, it added.

“One affected person has acquired a single dose of the coronavirus vaccine whereas one affected person has not been vaccinated. One other affected person is three and a half years previous and never eligible for vaccination,” the assertion stated.

4 of the brand new sufferers have been asymptomatic whereas the opposite three have solely delicate signs, it added.

The assertion stated 61,439 worldwide travellers have arrived within the state by way of Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur airports since December 1. Of those, 9,678 have been from ”at-risk” international locations.



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