Delhi reports first case of Omicron variant
Delhi reported its first case of the Covid-19 Omicron variant on December 05. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain informed that the patient, a Tanzania returnee, tested positive in a preliminary report and was admitted to Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital. "Till now, 17 people who tested positive for Covid-19 have been admitted to LNJP hospital. The final report of the Omicron patient will be issued tomorrow," the health minister said. This is the fifth case of Omicron reported in the country. The first two cases of Omicron were reported in Karnataka. The third and the fourth case of the infection were reported from Gujarat's Jamnagar and Maharashtra's Dombivli, respectively.