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No Omicron patient in ICU, no death yet: says Delhi government data

According to data from the Delhi Health Department, none of the confirmed Omicron cases have required oxygen or ventilator support, nor have they been admitted to the ICU.

Health care staff measuring the temperature of a patient admitted at Special Covid Care Center for Omicron variant at CWG village in New Delhi. (All these Indore photographs have been shot from behind the glass walls). Photographs and Video by Rajeev Bhatt
Health care staff attending to the patients admitted at Special Covid Care Center for Omicron variant at CWG village in New Delhi. 

COVID-19 cases are on the rise in Delhi, with around 20000 fresh cases registered on Saturday, fueled primarily by the Omicron variety. According to data from the Delhi Health Department, none of the confirmed Omicron cases have required oxygen or ventilator support, nor have they been admitted to the ICU.

Health care staff attending to the patients admitted at Special Covid Care Center for Omicron variant at CWG village in New Delhi. Video by: Rajeev Bhatt

As a result, temporary hospitals are being prepared as the number of cases increases. A high-tech Covid Centre has been built at the Commonwealth Games Village in East Delhi. The improvised hospital has 436 beds, 210 of which are outfitted with oxygen. The center is open to the public and free of charge.

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