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Indian states are getting ready to battle a surge in omicron infections

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Indian states are getting ready to battle a surge in omicron infections

A rising number of cases of the omicron variant in India have policymakers preparing for another potential covid-19 battle. In Delhi, new daily infections breached the 100 mark on Dec. 19 for the first time since June, and the test positivity rate has climbed to 0.2%. There are now 200 cases of the omicron variant in India, of which 54 are in Delhi.