Pune Live News: Maharashtra on Saturday recorded two new cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus which took the tally of such cases in the state to 110, the health department said. As many as 57 of these patients have been discharged after testing negative for COVID-19 in subsequent testing, it said in a release here.
The two new patients are male, fully vaccinated against coronavirus, and belong to Aurangabad in central Maharashtra. One is 50 years old and another is 33 years old.
Maharashtra on Saturday reported 1,485 new coronavirus cases and 12 fatalities which took the caseload to 67,56,240 and death toll to 1,41,416, officials said. The tally of active patients in the state rose to 9,102.
Maharashtra reported 20 new cases of the new Covid-19 variant Omicron on Friday, six of which were from Pune. This has taken the total count of Omicron infections in state to 108. On Friday, 11 cases were reported from Mumbai, two from Satara and one from Ahmednagar. Of these, 14 cases were confirmed by the National Institute of Virology and six by Indian Institute of Science, Education and Research (IISER) Pune.