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Omicron in Community Transmission Stage in India – ToI

Hospitalisation and ICU admissions are rising but most cases have been mild or asymptomatic

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According to official figures, India's overall number of Covid-19 infections has reached 41.95 million, the second-highest globally behind the US. But less testing is being done now. Photo: Amit Dave, Reuters.


Omicron is in the community transmission stage in India with hospitalisation and ICU admissions rising, the Times of India reported citing genomic consortium Insacog. However, most cases have been mild or asymptomatic, the report said.

The Indian health ministry has not used the term ‘community transmission’ to describe the spread of covid-19 infections in India since 2020, the report added.

Read the full report: Times of India





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Sean O'Meara

Sean O'Meara is an Editor at Asia Financial. He has been a newspaper man for more than 30 years, working at local, regional and national titles in the UK as a writer, sub-editor, page designer and print editor. A football, cricket and rugby fan, he has a particular interest in sports finance.


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