Press Reporter Internet Desk
Chandigarh, December 26
Two extra folks, together with an 80-year-old man who’s a affected person of hypertension, have examined constructive for the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in Chandigarh.
The samples of 5 household contacts of earlier Omicron constructive case had been despatched for genome sequencing to NCDC, New Delhi.
Two of those had been discovered to be constructive for Omicron variant.
One in every of them is an 80-year-old male, who’s a affected person of hypertension however is asymptomatic. He has been remoted in hospital. On final re-test on December 24, he was once more examined constructive. He can be re-tested once more on January 1.
The second is a 45-year-old male, who was reported as RTPCR destructive on December 24 and stands discharged.
Genome sequencing report of remaining three is pending however all of them have examined destructive on RTPCR retesting on December 24 and discharged.
Whole Omicron instances reported until date- 3