All 9 Patients Who Tested Positive For Omicron In Jaipur Are Asymptomatic

Samples of 34 people were sent for genome sequencing in Jaipur and nine were found to be positive for Omicron, said the health department.

All 9 Patients Who Tested Positive For Omicron In Jaipur Are Asymptomatic

Samples of 34 people (passengers from South Africa and their contacts) were genome sequenced (File)

Jaipur:

All the nine Omicron COVID-19 variant patients in Rajasthan's Jaipur are asymptomatic, said Dr Narottam Sharma, Chief Medical Health Officer, Jaipur on Monday.

Speaking to ANI, Dr Sharma said, "All nine Omicron variant patients are asymptomatic. We are taking the matter seriously and are doing contact tracing and taking effective measures."

Earlier on Sunday, the state health department informed that a total of nine cases of COVID-19 Omicron variant have been reported in Rajasthan's Jaipur.

Samples of 34 people (of the family that came from South Africa and the people they came in contact with) were sent for genome sequencing and nine were found to be positive for Omicron, said the health department. The remaining 25 people tested negative. 

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