Two from Kenya detected with Omicron in Hyderabad


Omicron has been detected in a 24-year-old lady from Kenya and 23-year-old man from Somalia who got here to Hyderabad in December.

Each had been recognized to be residing in Hyderabad. State’s Director of Public Well being G. Srinivasa Rao mentioned on December 15 that the lady was despatched to the Telangana Institute of Medical Sciences, Gachibowli. The person is being traced. Their genome sequencing outcomes had been acquired on December 14 evening.

Although the passengers are usually not from threat nations, their samples had been collected after they landed in Rajiv Gandhi Worldwide Airport (RGIA), Shamshabad.

After the 2 had been discovered optimistic for COVID-19, samples had been despatched for genome sequencing they usually had been despatched to house isolation, mentioned Dr. Rao.

The girl’s well being situation is regular. Two of her shut contacts had been recognized and they’re going to bear a RT-PCR check. The senior official mentioned that the person can be traced quickly.

Reiterating that COVID-19 circumstances had been estimated to surge in mid-January or in February, Dr. Rao mentioned that whatever the variant, lockdown wouldn’t be imposed within the State.

A seven-year-old boy who got here in a world flight to RGIA too has examined optimistic for Omicron. However he left to Kolkata in a home flight with out getting into Hyderabad. The West Bengal Well being Division has been knowledgeable of it.


Supply hyperlink