Pune News Updates: Maharashtra crossed the 120 million Covid-19 doses mark today. The state had achieved the 100 million mark on November 9 and the 110 Million mark on November 25 this year. According to officials, 47.81% of the eligible population in Maharashtra have received both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, while 83.69% have received at least one dose.
Meanwhile, 17 more contacts of the 47 year-old Omicron patient tested negative today. With this, all 42 contacts of the patient have been tested negative. The man, who returned to Pune from Finland took the Covid-19 test on November 29 due to a mild fever. Pune has seven Omicron cases.
Pune Mayor Murlidhar Mohol Monday said there would be no immediate restrictions imposed in the city after the first cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 were detected. He said there was no need to worry, and asked residents not to pay heed to rumours.
Dr Shashank Joshi, expert member of Maharashtra’s Covid-19 task force, said the Omicron cases detected in India have so far been travel-related, and there was no clinically meaningful cluster to suggest domestic transmission yet.