MUMBAI: Maharashtra on Saturday reported 8 new infections of the Omicron variant of coronavirus which took the overall of such circumstances within the state to 48, the well being division stated.
However 28 of those sufferers have already recovered or were discharged after trying out adverse for COVID-19 in next exams, it stated.
General, Maharashtra reported 854 new coronavirus infections together with 8 Omicron circumstances all through the day.
Of 8 new Omicron sufferers, 4 had been detected following RT-PCR exams on the Mumbai airport.
One in all them is from Mumbai itself, every other is from Jalgaon in north Maharashtra and different two from Chhattisgarh and Kerala, respectively, officers stated.
Two of them had travelled to Africa, one to Tanzania whilst every other have been to the United Kingdom.
All 4 are absolutely vaccinated and asymptomatic, the well being officers stated.
3 different new Omicron sufferers had been a pair from Satara in Western Maharashtra and their 13-year-old daughter.
The couple and their two daughters had returned from Uganda not too long ago; the more youthful daughter who’s 5 years previous was once identified with COVID-19 however no longer the Omicron variant, district officers had stated previous within the day.
The well being situation of all 4 from the circle of relatives was once stated to be positive.
Every other new Omicron affected person was once a 17-year-old woman from Pune town who had come into shut touch with a global traveler, officers stated.