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December 12, 2021 19:19 (IST)

Kerala Reports 1st Omicron Case as UK Returnee Tests Positive

A UK returnee, native of  Ernakulam reached on December 6. On December 8 he tested positive and after genome sequencing he was found positive for omicron, health minister said. High risk passengers who were seated next to him have been informed. 149 passengers were there in the flight. All of them have been informed, the minister added.

December 12, 2021 18:40 (IST)

OMICRON - KERALA REPORTS FIRST CASE OF OMICRON VARIANT

    December 12, 2021 18:15 (IST)

    VARANASI - BJP PRESIDENT JP NADDA ARRIVES IN VARANASI

    • PM TO UNVEIL MEGA KASHI CORRIDOR TOMORROW
    December 12, 2021 17:45 (IST)

    RAHUL - RAHUL TWEETS AFTER STOKING HINDUTVA JIBE

    • ‘HINDUS WILL ATTACK ME AFTER HEARING MY SPEECH’
    • I’M NOT AFRAID OF THE ATTACK: RAHUL
    December 12, 2021 17:05 (IST)

    OWAISI - OWAISI SLAMS RAHUL OVER HINDUTVA ROW

    • CONG FERTILISED GROUND FOR HINDUTVA:OWAISI
    • NOW CONG HARVESTING MAJORITARIANISM: OWAISI
    • INDIA BELONGS TO ALL BHARATIYAS:OWAISI
    • INDIA BELONGS TO ALL & NOT JUST HINDUS: OWAISI
    December 12, 2021 16:45 (IST)

    OMICRON - NAGPUR REPORTS 1ST OMICRON VARIANT CASE

    • KERALA REPORTS FIRST CASE OF OMICRON VARIANT
    • UK RETURNEE TESTS POSITIVE IN KERALA
    • ALL CONTACTS HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED: HEALTH MIN
    • PATIENT’S CONDITION IS STABLE: HEALTH MIN
    December 12, 2021 15:45 (IST)

    AADITYA THACKERAY - AADITYA THACKERAY ON SANJEEVANI, SHOT OF LIFE

    • MAHA CABINET MIN AADITYA THACKERAY ON SANJEEVANI
    • ‘WEARING MASK & GETTING JABBED IS IMPORTANT’
    • THACKERAY EMPHASISES ON BOOSTERS FOR HCWs
    • NEED TO BE MORE CAUTIOUS ABOUT OMICRON: THACKERAY
    • ‘MAHARASHTRA IS UNDER CONTROL AMID OMICRON’
    • WE ALL SHOULD FOLLOW COVID NORMS:THACKERAY
    December 12, 2021 15:15 (IST)

    NADDA - 'ALL PARTIES IN COUNTRY WORKS PROMOTE CASTEISM'

    • BJP CHIEF NADDA SLAMS OPPOSITION PARTIES
    • ALL PARTIES PROMOTING RELIGIOUS DIVISION: NADDA
    • BJP WORKS FOR PUBLIC & THEIR WELFARE: JP NADDA
    • ‘BJP IS THE ONLY PARTY WHICH WORKS FOR PUBLIC’
    December 12, 2021 14:30 (IST)

    W.H.O - W.H.O CHIEF SCIENTIST ON SANJEEVANI, SHOT OF LIFE

    • ‘FULLY JABBED ARE ALSO GETTING AFFECTED’
    • ‘WE STILL NEED MORE INFO ON OMICRON VARIANT’
    • ‘OUR PRIORITY MUST BE TO GET PEOPLE FULLY JABBED’
    • ‘THOSE WITH LESS IMMUNITY CAN BE GIVEN BOOSTER’
    December 12, 2021 14:20 (IST)

    THAKUR - UNION MIN ANURAG THAKUR ON SANJEEVANI

      December 12, 2021 14:20 (IST)

      NEERAJ - TOKYO 2020 GOLD MEDALLIST NEERAJ ON SANJEEVANI

        December 12, 2021 14:10 (IST)

        SHARMA - CoWIN CHIEF RS SHARMA ON SANJEEVANI, SHOT OF LIFE

        • WE HAVE 100K JAB CENTRES IN INDIA: RS SHARMA
        • ‘THERE IS A NAT’L EFFORT BEHIND JAB DRIVE SUCCESS’
        • SANJEEVANI IS WONDERFUL INITIATIVE: CoWIN CHIEF
        • SANJEEVANI REDUCED JAB HESITANCY: RS SHARMA
        December 12, 2021 14:00 (IST)

        ELLA - DR KRISHNA ELLA ON SANJEEVANI, SHOT OF LIFE

        • ‘INDIA DOESN’T HAVE TO WORRY MUCH OVER OMICRON’
        • ‘NO EVIDENCE ON COVAXIN EFFICIENCY OVER OMICRON’
        • OMICRON HAS HIGHEST MUTATIONS: DR ELLA
        • BOOSTER SHOTS IS REQUIRED: DR ELLA
        December 12, 2021 13:15 (IST)

        ADAR - ADAR POONAWALLA ON SANJEEVANI, SHOT OF LIFE

        • THERE WERE SO MANY CHALLENGES: POONAWALLA
        • IT WAS A TREMENDOUS JOURNEY: POONAWALLA
        • OMICRON IS NOT A CONCERN AS OF NOW: POONAWALLA
        • POONAWALLA: WE NEED MORE CLARIFICATION ON OMICRON
        • ‘WE NEED TO WAIT TO SEE TILL DATA ON COMES’
        December 12, 2021 12:15 (IST)

        HEALTH MIN - 'CREATING AWARENESS ABOUT JAB SANJEEVANI'S MISSION'

        • UNDER PM’S LEADERSHIP WE FOUGHT COVID: MANDAVIYA
        • ZyCOV-D MANUFACTURED 1ST DNA VACCINE: MANDAVIYA
        • ‘WE DIDN’T IMPORT VACCINE BUT PRODUCED IT IN INDIA’
        • ‘PM’S ‘FREE JAB FOR ALL’ MISSION DID WONDERS’
        • ‘COVID IS NOT OVER YET, OMICRON IS A WARNING’
        • WE MUST NOT LET OUR GUARDS DOWN: MANDAVIYA
        December 12, 2021 11:56 (IST)

        Ireland Returnee Detected with Omicron Variant, First Case of New Strain in Andhra Pradesh

        A 34-year old man, who travelled from Ireland to Mumbai to Vizag, tested positive for Covid on November 27 and his subsequent genome sequencing found the Omicron variant in his samples. He was re-tested on December 11 and found Covid negative. No other Omicron cases in the Andhra Pradesh.

        December 12, 2021 11:55 (IST)

        AP - ANDHRA PRADESH REPORTS 1ST OMICRON CASE

        • INDIA’S TOTAL OMICRON TALLY STANDS AT 34
        • IRELAND RETURNEE TESTS +VE IN ANDHRA PRADESH
        December 12, 2021 11:15 (IST)

        RM - GEN BIPIN RAWAT'S LAST MESSAGE

          December 12, 2021 11:15 (IST)

          RAWAT - NATION MOURNS THE IRREPARABLE LOSS

          • NOW: LAST RITES OF NAIK JITENDER KUMAR
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