Karnataka reports 10 more Omicron cases; tally now 76
This takes the state's Omicron tally to 76.
''Ten new cases of Omicron have been confirmed in Karnataka on Jan 2nd taking the tally to 76. Bengaluru: 8 cases (of which 5 are international travellers). Dharwad: 2 cases,'' Sudhakar said in a tweet.
The country's first two Omicron cases were detected in the state on December 2.
Rest are- a 13-year old female primary contact of omicron positive international traveller, 42 and 65-year ld females travelled from Mumbai, 14 and 53-year old females who are contacts of COVID positive cases.
Most of the cases are currently asymptomatic and are under hospital isolation.
While for two cases- 14 and 53-year old females who are contacts of COVID positive cases- the department said, ''they are currently healthy, asymptomatic discharged hence inactive and in home quarantine, as part of recovery.'' The primary and secondary contacts of all these cases have been traced and tested.
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