Shillong: Five Omicron cases have been detected in Meghalaya on Tuesday.
This was confirmed by Director of Health Services (DHS) Dr Aman Warr on Tuesday evening.
While more details are awaited, Dr Warr informed that 2 are from Saiden (Ri-Bhoi district), 1 from Langkyrding, 1 from Happy Valley, 1 from Laitumkhrah (all three from East Khasi Hills).
On Monday, amid the surge of Omicron cases in India, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma had said few restrictions would be reimposed in the state starting January 5.
Speaking with media persons after reviewing the COVID-19 situation in the state, CM Sangma had said the government has decided to impose restrictions on gatherings and make it mandatory for a negative RT-PCR test even for double vaccinated people entering the state.
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