AIZAWL: The Mizoram authorities is prone to quickly come out with new tips on tackling the brand new Omicron variant of coronavirus, a well being division official stated. The state-level professional group on Covid-19 administration has submitted draft tips to the federal government to display and monitor folks coming from overseas, he stated.
The brand new laws may even embrace strategies on Covid acceptable behaviour for such travellers, the official, who’s a member of the group, stated.
India had on Thursday reported its first two circumstances of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 from Karnataka – in a South African nationwide and a Bengaluru physician with no journey historical past and each males totally vaccinated.
The official stated the brand new pressure remains to be beneath research, and it’ll take at the least two weeks to determine its nature.
“The Omicron variant is believed to be extra infectious than the Delta variant, because it has a considerably excessive variety of mutations and spike protein,” he added.
Mizoram reported 275 recent COVID-19 circumstances on Thursday, taking the state’s tally to 1,35,450. The dying toll rose to 501 with another fatality. PTI CORR RBT RBT

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