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Omicron Reaches India, Two Cases Detected In Karnataka
Omicron Reaches India, Two Cases Detected In Karnataka

"It is too early to assess whether Omicron causes more severe infection or less compared to variants, including Delta," the official told the press conference quoting the World Health Organisation which has designated the new variant as a 'variant of concern'.

Omicron Situation Being Monitored, Final Decision On Int'l Flights Resumption Soon: DGCA
Omicron Situation Being Monitored, Final Decision On Int'l Flights Resumption Soon: DGCA

Earlier, India had decided to allow resumption of scheduled commercial international passenger services from December 15. However, the government said there will be a calibrated resumption of operations from the countries recognised as "at risk" by the Union Health Ministry.

Covid: Govt Revises Guidelines For Int'l Arrivals 
Covid: Govt Revises Guidelines For Int'l Arrivals 

According to the new guidelines, the passengers travelling from countries that are categorised as 'at-risk' will have to undergo testing on arrival. If the passengers test positive, their samples will be sent for genomic sequencing, and they will be sent to institutional quarantine.

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