Bengaluru, Dec 2: Two people from Karnataka tested positive for the Omicron variant of coronavirus, the Union health ministry informed on Thursday.
“Two cases of Omicron variant have been reported in the country so far. Both cases are from Karnataka”, said Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Union Health Ministry.
All their contacts have been identified and they are under monitoring. The protocol is being followed, he added.
Around 29 countries have reported 373 cases of Omicron Variant so far that was first detected in southern Africa.