- Four patients infected with omicron sub-variant B.A.4.
- Three infected with B.A.5 sub variants of Omicron.
- Mild symptoms reported in all patients.
Maharashtra: As per the evening reports submitted by the Maharashtra department of health, subvariants of Omicron B.A.4 and B.A.5 have been detected in four and three patients respectively. Those infected with B.A.4 are reportedly between 20-50 years while one minor of age 9 is also infected.
All of them have mild symptoms and were treated at home, an official in the know said. They are all vaccinated individuals, the official added. As per reports, the genome sequencing was done between May 4 and 18th. two out of the six have a travel history to South Africa, while three travelled to Kerala and Karnataka. The other two have no history of travel, sources added.
The current tally of the infections stood at 78,85,394 while the death toll remained unchanged at 1,47,858. As many as 325 people were discharged from hospitals or recovered at home on Saturday, taking the count of recoveries to 77,34,764, leaving the state with 2,772 active cases.