Jaipur: Nine members of a family in this city on Sunday were found to be infected with the new corona variant ‘Omicron’, the addition of these new cases takes the national Omicron tally to 21.
In the report of genome sequencing of a family from South Africa in the state, Medical Secretary Vaibhav Galaria informed that the family who returned recently from South Africa have been admitted to RUHS.
The Secretary said that samples of 25 people who came in contact with these people were tested and they were found to be negative.He said that all the people who came in contact are being sampled after doing contact tracing on a large scale.
Mr. Galaria informed that the department was fully active since the arrival of the family from South Africa in Jaipur and their monitoring was being done continuously. He said that intensive contract tracing is being done by the department and treatment will be started after identifying all the people who came in contact.