In all 28 samples have been sent for genome sequencing in Maharashtra. The state is under threat of getting Omicron affected persons coming from abroad.
Maharashtra received 76 foreigners from High Risk countries. Majority of them are in Mumbai and Pune regions.
Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope has stated that three persons have been found COVID 19 positive. Reports of genome sequencing
Will be available within a week. However care is being taken, following detection of two cases of Omicron in adjoining Karnataka state.
Meanwhile new rules for air passengers from High Risk Nations have been issued.