At the very least 5 instances of Omicron variant of COVID-19 have been detected in Meghalaya.

Three case have been detected in East Khasi Hills district.

One of many three instances detected in East Khasi Hills district, has been reported from Laitumkhrah space of Shillong.

2 instances have been detected in RiBhoi district.

A vacationer from Assam can be among the many 5 Omicron instances detected in Meghalaya.

Whereas one of many sufferers lately had returned from the USA, one other had returned from New Delhi.

The New Delhi returnee is a 44-year-old nurse working on the Nazareth Hospital in Shillong.

The 2 instances detected in RiBhoi district haven’t any journey historical past.

Contact tracing of the 5 instances is underway.

All of the 5 Omicron sufferers in Meghalaya are in residence isolation.

Earlier, in view of the spurt in Omicron instances within the nation, the Meghalaya authorities determined to impose contemporary restrictions within the state with impact from Wednesday.

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma on Monday had stated that the federal government has determined to impose restrictions on mass gatherings within the state.

Sangma stated restrictions can be imposed on the motion of personal automobiles in Shillong metropolis.

He stated automobiles can be allowed to ply primarily based on odd and even numbers in Shillong metropolis.

Sangma additional stated that the evening curfew can be re-imposed from 10 pm in Shillong metropolis and in all the opposite districts.

Earlier, Manipur reported the primary Omicron case of the Northeast.

A Tanzania returned 52-year-old man had examined constructive for Omicron variant of COVID-19.

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