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4 new Omicron cases reported in Jaipur on Wednesday

The cumulative tally of Omicron cases in Rajasthan has reached a total of 22 cases

Omicron threat has increased in Jaipur as new cases of this COVID variant have been detected in the city. A total of 4 cases were reported on Wednesday, which includes a tourist from Kenya and 3 Jaipur residents. According to the officials, the 27-year-old traveller from Kenya is currently undergoing treatment in Delhi. The 3 locals include a couple from Burmese colony and an individual from Pratap Nagar and are not related to each other.

The cause of concern here is the fact that these 3 people have no travel history, which only points towards the beginning of contact spread in the state. It was only when the three developed symptoms and reached the hospital for treatment, they were found to be COVID positive. Rajasthan's current Omicron tally stands at 22 cases, as of now.

3 patients undergoing treatment at RUHS hospital

In a bid to eliminate the risk of a super spreader, the concerned authority is rigorously tracing the contact of these newly infected patients detected in the Pink City. Interestingly, no other patient had any travel history except the foreigner. According to health officials, while all three local patients are asymptomatic, they are undergoing treatment for coronavirus in RUHS hospital in Jaipur.

Rajasthan COVID update

Meanwhile, 19 new cases of coronavirus were reported in Rajasthan on Wednesday. As per reports, out of these, eight cases were marked in Jaipur, three in Bikaner, two in Bhilwara while Alwar, Pratapgarh, Sikar, Jhalawar, Nagaur and Udaipur reported one case each. At present, there are 218 active COVID cases in the state. In order to curb and contain the spread of this new strain of coronavirus, the administration has urged the general public to follow the stipulated guidelines and maintain COVID-appropriate behaviour while stepping out.

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