Raipur:Chhattisgarh Health Minister T S Singhdeo among five others from Chhattisgarh were tested positive for the Omicron variant of Covid-19 as test reports of samples collected from Singhdeo and others were received from Bhubaneswar lab on Tuesday.
The health minister said, “I am infected with Omicron variant of Covid-19.” Besides, four others were infected with the new variant, said the health minister.
It is to be mentioned, the first case of Omicron was detected in Bilaspur and now 5 patients of have been confirmed in Raipur, spreading panic among people of the state.
Singhdeo said that there is nothing to be afraid of Corona or Omicron. There is a need to take precautions. “By doing this we can protect ourselves,” said Singhdeo.
4 staff of health minister also corona infected
Minister Singhdeo said that four of his staff have also been found infected with corona, although they were not in contact with him. Singhdeo drew the attention of the people that on December 23-24, there were only 23 corona patients in Chhattisgarh and today their number has increased to 4200. Meanwhile, the number of corona patients has increased by almost 200%, so everyone needs to be careful.