News Desk, Amar Ujala, Thiruvananthapuram
Published by: Prashant Kumar Jha
Friday, 17 December 2021 7:58 AM Updated to IS
A young man in the Ernakulam district of Kerala was recently tested for corona, and genomic sequencing revealed that the young man was infected with Omicron. The administration is now trying to find people who are in contact with the youth.
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Health Minister Veena George said the department would issue a route mat for youth and appealed to those who are in contact with him to contact the health ministry as soon as possible and undergo a corona test. He said it was important to strictly follow the required protocols when the Omicron variant was infected. According to experts, the Omicron variant is spreading very fast. Omicron is many times more powerful than the Delta variant. It is said that this transformation can envelop the whole society at once.
Corona control is not possible in Kerala
Kerala is the only corona affected state in the country. Of the total corona statistics in the country, more than half of the infected patients come from here. On Thursday, 3,404 new corona infection cases were reported and 320 people died. This brings the total number of infected people to 51,95,997 and the number of deaths to 43,946.