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According to data viewed 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 intensive care units or use an oxygen carrier / ventilator. While 129 are fully vaccinated, five received the first dose and nine are unvaccinated. Forty-four are residents of Delhi, the rest are from out of town.
To date, 11 confirmed Omicron patients aged 0-14 have been admitted to these hospitals. No need for oxygen or ventilator assistance. Ten patients have since 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 of the spread of Omicron in Delhi and said it would like to know the percentage of severe cases among those infected with the new variant. The court sought to find out the number of Omicron cases among patients who are in intensive care units, on ventilators or who need oxygen support. The Delhi government has indicated that it will inform the court of the exact location in the city at the next court date, which is February 1.
Delhi: No quarantine for health workers exposed to Covid
In issuing new quarantine and isolation guidelines for healthcare workers who come in contact with a positive Covid case, Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC) said “they will have to continue working with a good mask. adjusted and a maximum possible social distance, preferably greater than 1 meter, regardless of the degree of contact ”.
Gurgaon registers 1,447 new cases of Covid, positivity rate above 13%
Gurgaon reported 1,447 new cases of Covid on Thursday, the district’s highest one-day peak in more than seven months. As of May 16, the district had reported 1,864 cases of Covid.
According to the district health bulletin, active cases in the district number 4,220. In the past 24 hours, 10,748 tests were performed in the district. Of the 4,220 active cases, 4,192 are in isolation at home and 28 are hospitalized. Last week, nine people were hospitalized.