Aizawl: Mizoram state nodal officer of Built-in Illness Surveillance Programme (IDSP) Dr. Pachuau Lalmalsawma on Tuesday denied rumours {that a} case of Omicron, a extremely transmissible new variant of COVID-19, has been detected within the state.

In a press release on Tuesday, Dr Pachuau stated that pretend information about Omicron case being detected in a locality of Aizawl has been circulated on social media platforms not too long ago. 
“The information is baseless and no case of Omicron variant of Covid-19 has been detected in Mizoram until now,” he stated.

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