Cg’s 1st Omicron Case Detected In Bilaspur | Raipur Information


RAIPUR: Chhattisgarh on Wednesday reported first case of Omicron variant present in a 52-year-old man from Bilaspur district. The person had not too long ago returned from United Arab Emirates and his samples had been despatched for genome sequencing check to Bhubaneswar. His report states that Omicron variant was present in his physique.
Expressing concern of lack of ability of assess which variant has hit Chhattisgarh in absence of genome sequence lab and no case of Omicron recognized but, well being minister TS Singhdeo has written to Union minister Mansukh Mandavia requesting him to open genome sequencing lab at Raipur AIIMS and Raipur Medical School. Presently, the samples from state are being despatched to Odisha for genome sequencing which is a protracted course of and the experiences are awaited.
Singhdeo is in house isolation since he was examined constructive for coronavirus on Sunday.

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“I want to deliver it to your discover that Chhattisgarh doesn’t have a facility or lab to check ‘genome sequencing’ and we’ve got to ship the samples to Bhubaneshwar to hunt check experiences for a similar. This takes lots of time and because the testing course of is sluggish, it’s changing into troublesome to determine if the Covid variant in our state is Omicron, Delta or one thing else. That is changing into an enormous hurdle is sketching out methods with a purpose to take prevention and precautionary measures and in addition the road of therapy for Covid sufferers,” Singhdeo wrote within the letter.
Singhdeo mentioned that the altering types of Covid19 and its new variants has change into a critical reason for concern globally and India isn’t untouched with it both. Many of the states have reported instances of recent variant of Covid19 within the nation and as Chhattisgarh borders a number of states, the surge is being witnessed right here too.
“Contemplating the current circumstances in Chhattisgarh, I’m requesting you to instantly provoke genome sequencing exams at AIIMS Raipur and in addition prolong monetary and technical assist to state to start out the identical lab at Raipur Medical School. It’s vital to organize and prepare for higher therapy and amenities for unfold of an infection,” Singhdeo asserted.
The state witnessed spike in Covid19 instances with 14 medical doctors at a Rajnandgaon hospital, six Border Safety Pressure jawans and 14 personnel of Chhattisgarh Armed Pressure in Bijapur district. Senior police officers have determined to quarantine all safety personnel for 14 days who’re getting back from go away and have are available in contact with different jawans.
The medical doctors discovered contaminated at Pendri Medical School hospital underwent Covid check since two intern medical doctors had been examined constructive for coronavirus about two days again they usually had all are available in contact with the duo. The antigen check report acknowledged all 14 of them had been discovered contaminated. All of them present gentle signs and had been quarantined.
Scenario appears to be going grave even in Bastar area with six jawans of battalion 17 of BSF and 14 CAF in Bijapur had been discovered contaminated whereas 5 Shasatra Seema Bal personnel in Kanhargaon camp in Kanker had been already Covid constructive different 38 CoBRA jawans had been reported contaminated in Sukma on Monday.
Most of those contaminated jawans had not too long ago returned type go away from different states and have been remoted in barracks solely as of now.
District officers mentioned that in case of any critical signs, the jawans could be shifted to hospital. It was additionally determined that the safety personnel getting back from go away should quarantine themselves and get examined in case of any symptom.
Amid experiences of few medical doctors contaminated in PG hostel of Raipur Medical School and Dental School, Raipur district administration has declared 21 containment zones and have sealed as many residential flats which have reported surge in Covid instances.



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