India government requests increased testing for new variant

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Two cases of Omicron have been detected in India, including one person with no travel history.

The government has asked states to increase genome sequencing to find out how prevalent the variant is.

India previously suffered record deaths and infections driven by the Delta variant.

Al Jazeera’s India Correspondent @Elizabeth Puranam was given rare access to a lab in New Delhi, India.

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