The number of Omicron variant cases in India is increasing day by day. So far, 1270 omicron cases have been reported in the country.
India has now reported its first death due to the newly detected variant. A 52-year-old man, who was affected with Omicron variant, died of a heart attack on Tuesday at Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation’s Yashwantrao Chavan Hospital in Pune.
As per reports, the deceased patient has had diabetes for the last 13 years. The death is due to non-covid reasons. “Coincidently, today’s NIV report reveals that he was infected with the Omicron virus,” the bulletin said.
The Maharashtra Medical Department said the deceased had a travel history and was from Nigeria. On the other hand, the number of Omicron cases in Maharashtra has reached 450.