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Karnataka is seeing a surge in COVID infections – on Tuesday, it logged 74 cases in the past 24 hours and two deaths. In reaction, the state has imposed certain curbs and measures, including a seven-day home isolation for those who have tested positive. Will this dampen the festive season?
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As millions are set to travel within India and across the world, COVID-19 cases are on the rise. The JN.1 subvariant has been detected in Goa, Rajasthan, and Kerala in India, popular tourist destinations. Singapore, the UK and the US are also seeing a surge
India has recorded a high of 614 COVID cases in the last 24 hours, of which 21 have been identified to be of the JN.1 sub-variant. The rise in infections has prompted the Centre and states to increase their vigilance and testing. The situation has led to many asking – is another COVID wave coming?
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The WHO has termed the JN.1 strain as a ‘variant of interest’. The new sub-variant is easily transmissible, leading to an uptick in cases in the country and the world over. Doctors have said that while the sickness carries the regular signs of COVID, some may complain of nausea
With the detection of the JN.1 subvariant in India and a surge in COVID cases, authorities are on high alert. The Centre has urged states to ramp up testing and surveillance. Karnataka has imposed a mask mandate on the elderly and people with co-morbidities. Will this hurt the festive mood?
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