TN confirms its first Omicron case

Tamil Nadu on Wednesday reported its first ever case of Omicron variant followed by the genome sequencing of a 47-year-old man’s sample, who had travelled from Nigeria to Chennai.
Health Minister Ma. Subramanian said the sample of the Chennai resident, who had travelled through Doha, was having mild symptoms and was being monitored closely. He also added that the Health Department has taken up tracing and monitoring of the contacts of the patient.

Health Secretary J. Radhakrishnan stressed the need to comply with COVID appropriate behaviour.

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