Hyderabad: Omicron variant of Covid-19 spreads its tentacles to Telangana as two passengers from Kenya and Somalia have examined optimistic for the not too long ago found variant in Hyderabad, Director of Public Well being, Dr G Srinivasa Rao stated on Wednesday.
In addition to these two, a seven-year-old home passenger, who has travelled to Kolkata have additionally examined optimistic for the Omicron variant however she has already reached Kolkata.
The affected person who examined optimistic for Omicron after arriving in Hyderabad from Kenya has been remoted and admitted to Telangana Institute of Medical Sciences (TIMS) whereas the authorities are within the strategy of isolating the traveller from Somalia, stated the Telangana DPH.
In line with ABP Desam, the Somalian, Abdullahi Ahmed Nur, who examined optimistic Omicron Covid Variant was lacking and later the Hyderabad police nabbed him at Paramount Colony in Banjara Hills. He arrived from Sharjah on December 12. He’s additionally now admitted to TIMS.
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Srinivasa Rao additionally stated that the travellers have arrived within the metropolis on December 12 and it took greater than 48 hours to verify. Among the many two optimistic sufferers, A 24-year-old from Kenya is a girl whereas the passenger from Somalia is a 23-year-old man.
“Their samples had been collected on December 12 and despatched to genome sequencing. The outcomes had been out on Tuesday night time,” stated Srinivas Rao as quoted by Hans India.
He stated that the 2 households had been residing within the Mehdipatnam and Tolichowki areas of the town and the checks had been performed on their households. Now the authorities are within the strategy of isolating them and checking for the contacts.
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