SHILLONG: Meghalaya detected first cases of Omicron variant of COVID-19 today after five people tested positive for the disease.
Reportedly, Three cases have been reported from East Khasi Hills district while two cases have been reported from Ri Bhoi district.
Following the threat of Omicron variant of the COVID-19, Meghalaya government has decided to regulate the entry of the people in the state.
The state has also announced some restrictions to be applicable from January 5.
Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said, “Keeping in mind the economic activities of the people and with a mind of ensuring that we impact the economic activities to the bare minimum, the government has decided to come up with some restrictions in the next few days in the state of Meghalaya.”