Six Omicron Cases Detected, 335 Test Covid Positive | Kanpur News

Kanpur: The tally of active cases jumped from 1,539 to 1,843 in a day with 335 more persons confirmed as positive for Covid-19 on Thursday. In new cases repoertd on Thursday, six are of Omicron variant. Meanwhile, 26 patients in home isolation were declared cured and five were dischraged from hospital.
This was the second consecutive day when new cases were recorded above 300 mark. On Wednesday 378 persons had tested positive.
From 26 active cases on January 1, the tally has now reached a high of 1,843 in 13 days. Also, three Covid patients have succumbed in the same duration.
Covid testing has ramped up in the district adding to the cout of new Covid cases. On Wednesday, over 7,000 samples were collected and on Thursday, 6,523 samples were collected. However, despite such massive spread of infection people are still not following Covid norms. Several people could be witnessed moving around without masks.

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