Omicron enters Maharashtra through Delhi after Thane man tests positivetext_fields
An official in Maharashtra said on Saturday that a 33-year-old man arrived in Mumbai from South Africa via New Delhi and tested positive for Covid-19 variant Omicron.
The passenger, who is experiencing mild symptoms, including fever, is under treatment at a Covid center in Kalyan-Dombivali.
Upon arrival from Capetown on November 24, the infected individual complained of mild fever, but no other symptoms were noted, according to the official.
The Thane health authorities have traced 12 high-risk contacts and 23 low-risk contacts, and all of them have tested negative for the virus.
Approximately 25 other passengers, who arrived by the same New Delhi-Mumbai flight on November 24, have also tested negative, and more of their contacts are currently being traced, said the official.