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Himachal Pradesh CM emphasizes caution, says restrictions will be imposed if Omicron cases rise

Shimla, January 2

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Saturday emphasized caution against COVID-19 and said the state government will have to impose restrictions if there is a rise in cases of Omicron variant.

He also said that the results of genome sequencing of COVID-19 positive samples are being sent to labs in Delhi and this was a cause of a little delay in getting results.

“Results for genome sequencing get a little delayed as the labs are in Delhi. We will have to exercise extra precautions and put restrictions in case of a rise in Omicron cases,” Thakur said.

Himachal Pradesh has reported one case of the Omicron variant of COVID-19.