Hyderabad : Local transmission for Omicron cases has Started in Telangana with a corporate hospital oncologist testing positive for the Omicron Covid19 variant. This will be the first known case of local transmission.
.The Health officials had isolated the doctor and sent his samples for genome sequencing. It is learnt from highly placed sources that to reconfirm, the labs had run the test six times, out of which the patient was positive for Omicron four times and Delta two times.
One family member of the said Oncologist is also positive and others are in the process of being tested. Their condition is stable.