Samples of two people came positive omicron kind of COVID-19 In Puducherry on Tuesday, the Health Department said that one of the patients is an 80-year-old elderly person, while the other is a 20-year-old woman.
talking to indianexpress.comHealth department director G Sriramulu said special teams have been formed to trace the contacts of infected persons. He said that as per initial reports the infected persons have no travel history.
“One of the infected persons is an 80-year-old man, he was hospitalized and had recently recovered from the infection. The woman was in home isolation. We have no idea how they got infected with Omicron. The report of his sample came today (Tuesday). We are sending samples of all people infected with Kovid-19 for genome sequencing. It is taking at least 20 days to get the result.
Officials claimed that most people are not following it covid-19 guidelines “People are not cooperating,” issued by the government. Many people do not wear masks in public places. The officers may instruct them to wear one, but they do not listen to them. How many people can be fined? At the end of the day, it is up to the individuals to follow the rules for their own safety as well as the safety of their loved ones,” said a health department official.
The health department is conducting random tests on the local population to check the spread of the virus.
Just a few days before the new year, Omicron has emerged, for which the Puducherry government has made big plans. According to a government release, more than 40 concerts featuring nationally renowned bands and other live performances will be held at popular destinations such as the Old Port and Paradise Beach on December 30, 31 and January 1.
Apart from this, the 27th International Yoga Festival is also going to be held in Puducherry from January 4 to January 7. The tourism minister said that municipal corporation, police, public works and revenue officials would be on duty to provide security to the tourists. The government is also planning to run special buses to transport tourists.
nine covid-19 case The Union Territory of Puducherry has reported two cases in Puducherry, four in Karaikal and three in Mahe till 10 am on Tuesday. At present there are 119 active cases, out of which 38 patients are in hospital and 81 are in home isolation.