Chennai, Dec 23: Tamil Nadu on Thursday reported 33 cases of the Omicron variant COVID-19 cases, said Health Minister Ma Subramanian.
The state’s tally of Omicron cases rose to 34 cases with detection of the new cases.
“The results of 23 samples are awaited. All had already been in isolation as soon as the experts found ‘S Gene drop in their samples. Nearly eight persons have already spent ten days in isolation, in a short while, their results will be out they may be allowed to go home if negative.” said Ma Subramanian.
Tamil Nadu reported its first case of Omicron on December 15 when a 47-year-old passenger who arrived from Nigeria tested positive.