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Centre warns against lowering guard as India reports 358 Omicron cases, says 'world witnessing fourth COVID-19 surge'
India

Centre warns against lowering guard as India reports 358 Omicron cases, says 'world witnessing fourth COVID-19 surge'

Addressing a joint press conference on the pandemic, the health secretary said that 61 percent of the adult population is fully vaccinated, while 89 percent has received the first COVID-19 dose

India records 122 Omicron cases in 24 hours; total tally of new COVID-19 variant rises to 358
India

India records 122 Omicron cases in 24 hours; total tally of new COVID-19 variant rises to 358

With 88 infections, Maharashtra has the highest number of cases of the new highly transmissible variant, followed by Delhi with 67 and Telangana with 38

Omicron accounts for 73% of new infections in US as country reports first death from COVID-19 variant
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Omicron accounts for 73% of new infections in US as country reports first death from COVID-19 variant

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention numbers showed nearly a six-fold increase in Omicron's share of infections in only one week

Omicron outbreak across the world: UK reports its first death from new COVID-19 variant; China records first case
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Omicron outbreak across the world: UK reports its first death from new COVID-19 variant; China records first case

According to the World Health Organization, 63 countries have recorded cases of Omicron till 9 December.

China detects first Omicron case as it prepares to host Winter Olympics in February
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China detects first Omicron case as it prepares to host Winter Olympics in February

The world's most populous nation is on high alert for potential outbreaks as it prepares to host the upcoming Games

Amid Omicron threat, BMC postpones reopening of Mumbai schools to 15 Dec
India

Amid Omicron threat, BMC postpones reopening of Mumbai schools to 15 Dec

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Tuesday said it has pushed the reopening of schools in Mumbai to 15 December, instead of 1 December, in the wake of concerns over the emergence of the potentially more transmissible 'Omicron' variant of coronavirus