The Voice of Chandigarh News

Samples of 5 family contacts of previous omicron positive cases were sent for genome sequencing to NCDC, New Delhi.

Two of these were found to be positive for Omicron Variant.

One of them is an 80-year-old male who is a patient with hypertension but is asymptomatic. He has been isolated in the hospital. The last re-test on 24.12.2021 was again positive. He will be re-tested again on 01.01.2022.

The second is a 45-year-old male reported as RT PCR negative on 24th December and stands discharged.

Genome sequencing reports of the remaining 3 are pending but they all have tested negative on RT PCR retesting on 24th Dec and discharged.

Total Omicron cases reported till date -3
Discharged- 2 Active -1

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