Man Back From US Positive For Omicron, Took 3 Jabs: Mumbai Civic Body

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The person, who has no signs, had taken three doses of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine: BMC

Mumbai:

A 29-year-old man who had returned from New York examined optimistic for Omicron variant on Friday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) stated in a launch.

Notably, the person, who has no signs, had taken three doses of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine, it added.

He examined optimistic for COVID-19 in a check carried out on the airport on November 9, after which his samples have been despatched for genome sequencing.

Two of his high-risk contacts examined adverse for coronavirus, the BMC stated.

“The affected person has been admitted to a hospital as a precautionary measure and he has no signs,” the civic physique stated in a launch.

This raised the tally of Omicron sufferers discovered within the nation’s monetary capital to 15, together with 5 who’re from outdoors Mumbai.

However 13 of those sufferers have already been discharged from hospitals.

In truth, not one of the 15 Omicron sufferers discovered within the metropolis up to now has reported extreme signs, the BMC stated.

The tally of Omicron sufferers in Maharashtra has reached 40.