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According to data accessed by The Indian Express, 143 confirmed Omicron patients are currently admitted to six designated hospitals: Lok Nayak, Max Saket, Fortis-Vasant Kunj, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, VIMHANS and Batra Hospital. None of them are in ICUs or using oxygen/respiratory support. While 129 are fully vaccinated, five have received the first dose and nine have not been vaccinated. Forty-four are residents of Delhi, the rest are from outside the city.
To date, 11 confirmed Omicron patients aged 0-14 years have been admitted to these hospitals. No oxygen or ventilator support required. Ten patients have now been cured and discharged. According to the data, a total of 141 Omicron patients have been cured and discharged so far.
Meanwhile, the Delhi High Court on Thursday asked the Delhi government to inform it about the spread of Omicron in Delhi and said it would like to know the percentage of serious cases among those infected with the new variant. The court wanted to know more about the number of Omicron cases among the patients who are in ICUs, on a ventilator or need oxygen support. The Delhi government has filed that it will notify the court of its exact position in the city on the next hearing date, which is February 1.
Delhi: No quarantine for health workers exposed to Covid
Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC) is issuing new quarantine and isolation guidelines for healthcare workers who come into contact with a Covid-positive case. regardless of the degree of contact”.
Gurgaon records 1,447 new Covid cases, positivity rate over 13%
Gurgaon reported 1,447 new Covid cases on Thursday, the district’s highest one-day spike in more than seven months. As of May 16, the district had reported 1,864 cases of Covid.
According to the district health bulletin, the active cases in the district are 4,220. In the past 24 hours, 10,748 tests have been conducted in the district. Of the 4,220 active cases, 4,192 are in home isolation and 28 in hospital. Nine people were hospitalized last week.