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Booster dose for 60 plus age category from Jan 10

Shillong,Jan 7: The 60+age group, health care workers and front line workers will be administered with precautionary dose on January 10 at the Regional Health & Family Welfare Training Center, Health Complex, Laitumkhrah from 10 am.  

Earlier, speaking to reporters on Friday, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said that no fresh case of the Omicron variant of coronavirus was reported in the state.

The government has also decided to increase testing on people who are symptomatic.

“No new case of Omicron variant has been reported in the state so far,” Tynsong said. 

He said the health condition of the single active case of Omicron at Laitumkhrah is improving. Of four Omicron cases reported, 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.

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