Shillong: No fresh case of the Omicron variant of coronavirus was reported in Meghalaya even as the government on Friday decided to increase testing on people who are symptomatic besides rolling out the precaution dose for 60 years and above from next week.
“No new case of Omicron variant has been reported in the state so far,” Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong told journalists after a meeting to review the COVID-19 scenario in the state.
He informed that the health condition of the single active case of Omicron at Laitumkhrah is improving. Of four Omicron cases reported in the state, three have already recovered. These include two from Saiden village in Ri Bhoi district and one from Happy Valley.
As on Friday, the state has recorded 64 new COVID-19 cases.