Govt warns global Covid scene disturbing, calls for stepping up precautions

Business Standard | Dec 10, 2021 at 1:00 AM
  • With usage of masks going down in the country and Omicron variant on the rise, the government cautioned that the global pandemic scene was disturbing and India could be in a danger zone with Covid precautions and cases at similar levels now as the pre-second surge period.
  • Government is keeping a close watch on more than 70 clusters of cases in the country across various districts where more infections have been seen.
  • Omicron cases in India are so far less than 0.04 per cent of total variants detected.