Omicron Covid Variant
Odisha has reported 23 new Omicron cases, which took the State tally to 37. Around 50% of the total new cases are said to be local contacts.
India's Omicron cases tally surged to 1,502 on Saturday with Tamil Nadu witnessing major spike in cases.
India has logged 695 cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus across 22 states and UTs so far out of which 230 have recovered or migrated, active cases recorded at 465 according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.