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The caseload of the Omicron Covid-19 variant is rising each day in India. India's Omicron Covid count rose to 160 after Karnataka and Delhi reported five and two cases of the new variant of coronavirus, respectively.

1)Five more cases of Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus were found in Karnataka taking the total to 19. According to Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar, the five cases were detected on Sunday in Dharwad, Bhadravathi in Shivamogga district, Udupi and Mangaluru.

2) Delhi on Monday reported two new Omicron cases. With this, the case tally has risen to 24, Delhi Health Department said. On the other hand, the country's Omicron caseload has surged to 155.

3) Six persons tested positive for the Omicron variant of coronavirus in Maharashtra on Sunday, raising the state's tally of such cases to 54, the health department said. Out of 54 cases in the state, 22 have been found in Mumbai.

4) In Gujarat, a 45-year-old NRI and a teenage boy who came from the UK, a Surat-based woman who had recently visited Dubai and a Tanzanian national are the new patients of the Omicron variant.

5) As of December 18, Telangana has reported 20 Omicron (new coronavirus variant) cases. The samples of seven people are awaited for their Omicron variant status.

State-wise Omicron Covid tally

Maharashtra (54)

Delhi (24) 

Telangana (20)

Karnataka (19)

Rajasthan (17)

Gujarat (11)

Kerala (11

Andhra Pradesh (1)

Chandigarh (1)

Tamil Nadu (1)

West Bengal (1)

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