In a first, Jammu records 3 Omicron cases

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Health and Medical Education Department on Tuesday confirmed three cases of Omicron in Jammu.

“Three Omicron cases confirmed by NCDC, Delhi from a cluster in Jammu. Sample taken on November 30,” tweeted Health & Medical Education Department J&K.

“RTPCR testing of entire locality ordered,” it further tweeted.

A senior official of Health & Medical Education Department J&K wished not to be quoted confirmed that three Omicron cases have been reported in Jammu city.

“One case has been reported from the Bantalab area and two from the Talab Tillo area,” said an official.

Meanwhile on Tuesday 104 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (26 from Jammu division and 78 from Kashmir division), have been reported thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 340036.

Also one death has been reported from Jammu Division.

Moreover, 139 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 29 from Jammu Division and 110 from Kashmir Division.

The Bulletin informs that no new case of Mucormycosis has been reported today, thus the total number of confirmed cases remains 50 across J&K. (UNI)

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