Two cases of Omicron variant of COVID reported in Karnataka
Two cases of Omicron variant of COVID reported in Karnataka; Primary and Secondary contacts being traced to check the spread
The tracing of Primary and Secondary contacts of two persons tested positive in Bengaluru for Omicron virus is being done in Karnataka.
The Chief Administrator of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike Gaurav Gupta informed media persons in Bengaluru today that a 66-year old South African national, who tested positive for Omicron, had 24 primary contacts and 240 secondary contacts.
All of the primary and secondary contacts were tested and had negative reports. Another 46-year old Omicron positive patient is from Bengaluru and has no travel history. There are 13 primary contacts and 205 secondary contacts in this case.
All of them were tested and three primary and two secondary contacts have tested positive for the virus. Mr. Gaurav Gupta informed that the South African had left for Dubai on 27th of November after his sample report was negative.
Both had taken both doses of the vaccine. The local patient is undergoing treatment in a Bengaluru hospital and is stable. Since the second one has no travel history and has contracted the new Omicron variant of virus, Mr. Gupta asked the public to be careful and follow all the COVID protocols.