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Coronavirus Live Updates | Omicron Scare

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Omicron, which was initially referred to as B.1.1.529 was designated as a variant of concern by the World Health Organization (WHO) in November. This COVID-19 variant was first reported in South Africa. It has a large number of mutations, some of which are concerning. Reports claim that the mutations are concerning since “preliminary evidence claims an increased risk of reinfection with this variant”. However, the first case in Mumbai was detected in early December, 2021. Coronavirus disease, also referred to as COVID-19, is an infectious disease, which is highly communicable. The World Health Organization has declared the COVID-19 outbreak as a pandemic. In India, Maharashtra is one of the worst impacted state and Mumbai has emerged as a hotspot. World over, efforts are being made to develop a vaccine for coronavirus. Stay Tuned to all the live updates of Coronavirus and its subtypes and variants in Mumbai and Maharashtra along with the vaccination details here.

LIVE UPDATES

03:36 PM, Jan 23 IST
Number of Corona infected patients found at Mumbai airport has increased to 27Click to read the whole story.
06:00 PM, Jan 19 IST
Thane district now has 13 active Covid-19 casesClick to read the whole story.
07:46 PM, Jan 17 IST
Mumbai records 8 fresh cases today
09:30 PM, Jan 12 IST
Maharashtra: Mucormycosis cases rise again; Govt to offer medical aid under emergency diseaseClick to read the whole story.
04:15 PM, Dec 29 IST
COVID-19: RT-PCR Test Mandatory For Flyers From "These" Countries Starting Jan 1Click to read the whole story.
03:58 PM, Dec 29 IST
Australia is making no change to its rules around allowing travellers from China into the country, despite measures by some countries to require mandatory COVID-19 tests
02:20 PM, Dec 29 IST
Mumbai sees a dip in fresh cases with 4 and death owing to virus remains to zero
07:56 PM, Dec 28 IST
2 International Passengers Arrived At Mumbai Airport Tests PositiveClick to read the whole story.
05:39 PM, Dec 28 IST
The next 40 days are going to be crucial as India may see a surge of COVID-19 cases in mid of January going by previous trends, say sources
12:30 PM, Dec 27 IST
As surge in Covid cases in some countries raises alarm in India, Covid mock drill begins across hospitals
11:44 AM, Dec 27 IST
COVID-19 Outbreak: BMC Issues Fresh Advisory To Curb Its Spread In MumbaiClick to read the whole story.
07:02 PM, Dec 26 IST
Genome sequencing of samples of four Myanmar returnees who tested COVID-19 positive at Delhi airport is being done: Official sources
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07:01 PM, Dec 26 IST
Karnataka makes masks mandatory inside movie theatres, schools & colleges and also while celebrating the New Year in pubs, restaurants & bars. New Year celebrations to end before 1 am
06:40 PM, Dec 26 IST
"Tomorrow, a mock drill will be conducted throughout the country at all COVID hospitals. All States Health Ministers will also take part in this at their level, tweets Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya
01:34 PM, Dec 26 IST
COVID-19 In Mumbai: Take "These" Precautions While celebrating New Year'sClick to read the whole story.
07:55 PM, Dec 23 IST
COVID-19: All International Passengers Arriving At Mumbai Airport To Be Tested From December 24Click to read the whole story.
02:24 PM, Dec 23 IST
Govt of India approves Nasal vaccine. It will be used as a heterologous booster & will be available first in private hospitals. It will be included in COVID-19 vaccination program from today: Official Sources
02:00 PM, Dec 23 IST
COVID-19 in Mumbai: "These sample will be sent for genomic sequencing," says BMCClick to read the whole story.
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01:00 PM, Dec 23 IST
Thermal Screening Of "Fliers" From These Countries: Maharashtra GovtClick to read the whole story.
05:32 PM, Dec 22 IST
Serum Institute of India seeks DCGI's approval for market authorisation of its COVID-19 vaccine Covovax as booster dose for those aged 18 years and above who have been administered two doses of Covishield or Covaxin: Official sources
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