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COVID-19: BMC Issues Home Isolation Guidelines as Mumbai Logs in Over 20k Cases

India reported 90,928 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, a massive jump from the 58,097 cases on Wednesday.

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Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot tested COVID-positive with mild symptoms on Thursday, 6 January.

Meanwhile, Mumbai reported 20,181 new COVID-19 cases and 4 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the city's active caseload to 79,260.

As COVID-19 cases in India continue to show an upward trend, India reported 90,928 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, a massive jump from the 58,097 cases on Wednesday.

India also reported 325 deaths in the last 24 hours. The number of active COVID-19 cases stands at 2,85,401.

The country's Omicron tally stands at 2,630, with Maharashtra and Delhi reporting the highest number of cases.

Snapshot
  • India's first Omicron-related death was reported from Rajasthan, the Health Ministry confirmed on Wednesday

  • Several states have announced COVID curbs in light of the rise in cases

  • Delhi reported 15,097 fresh cases and 6 deaths in the last 24 hours on Thursday – the highest single day spike in COVID cases in the national capital since May.

10:48 PM , 06 Jan

Dry Ration Kits to be Distributed Among Govt School Children

"With the shutting of Delhi govt schools due to the surge in COVID-19 cases, an order has been issued to distribute dry ration kits amongst all the students of state govt schools, in the form of mid-day meals", Delhi government was quoted saying by ANI.

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10:33 PM , 06 Jan

Chandigarh: Non-Essential Activities Barred Between 10 pm & 5 am

Chandigarh Administration says that all non-essential activities are prohibited between 10pm-5am.

Further, educational institutions and sports complexes to remain closed, and 50% of staff of government and private offices will work from home.

Cinemas, malls, restaurants, etc. to operate at 50% capacity and all gatherings restricted to 50 persons indoors and 100 persons outdoor.

10:03 PM , 06 Jan

BMC Issues Renewed Home Isolation Guidelines

The BMC releases new guidelines for the home care and isolation for patients with asymptomatic or mild case of COVID-19.

Meanwhile, those with severe symptoms or comorbidities will be hospitalised upon a medical evaluation.

Read the full guidelines here:

COVID-19: BMC Issues Home Isolation Guidelines as Mumbai Logs in Over 20k Cases

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COVID-19: BMC Issues Home Isolation Guidelines as Mumbai Logs in Over 20k Cases

(Photo: Accessed by The Quint)

COVID-19: BMC Issues Home Isolation Guidelines as Mumbai Logs in Over 20k Cases

(Photo: Accessed by The Quint)

COVID-19: BMC Issues Home Isolation Guidelines as Mumbai Logs in Over 20k Cases

(Photo: Accessed by The Quint)

COVID-19: BMC Issues Home Isolation Guidelines as Mumbai Logs in Over 20k Cases

(Photo: Accessed by The Quint)

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8:45 PM , 06 Jan

Night Curfew Between 9 pm & 5 pm Imposed in Odisha

"With the rise in COVID-19 AND Omicron cases, Odisha government has issued a new guideline. Night curfew will be imposed from 9pm to 5am, starting tomorrow. A total of 100 guests allowed in weddings and 50 at funerals", ANI quoted Police Commissioner of Bhubaneswar-Cuttack SK Priyadarsi as saying.


Published: 06 Jan 2022, 9:36 AM IST
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