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Covid-19: 2 more detections in Maharashtra, Gujarat take India’s Omicron tally to 4

IndiaTimes Saturday, 4 December 2021
Maharashtra and Gujarat reported a case each of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 on Saturday, one a 33-year-old man from Mumbai's Dombivli who had travelled to South Africa last month and the other a 72-year-old Zimbabwe resident visiting his native Jamnagar. This takes India's tally of confirmed Omicron cases so far to four.
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India's Omicron tally is steadily rising with fresh cases of the variant in Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Delhi. The total number of confirmed Omicron cases in the country is 21. #IndiaOmicronCases #Omicron #SouthAfrica

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