India records over 150 thousand Covid-19 cases

Online Desk |  7 months ago | international

India reported close to 160 000 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday , as the Omicron variant continues to spread rapidly in the Asian country, nudging several state governments to impose fresh restrictions. 

India’s richest state, Maharashtra, said it will close swimming pools and gyms from today while schools and colleges have been closed, till the 15th of February after daily cases in the state jumped to over 41 000. 

The state government said only fully vaccinated people will be allowed into private offices while limiting the capacity to 50% of the total workforce.