Covid infections have increased In the last 24 hours, the number of Omicron cases in India has risen to 415. In the 24 hours leading up to 8 a.m. on Saturday, India recorded 7,189 new coronavirus infections and 387 deaths.
Because the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has directed district magistrates to make sure that no Christmas and New Year reunions take place in the city. The Christian community in the national capital celebrated Christmas on Saturday with prudence. As fewer people attended churches due to concerns about the Omicron variant of coronavirus.
Even after the DDMA clearly stated on Thursday that religious locations will stay open for celebrations and prayers on Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Subject to strict adherence to Covid-appropriate behavior, most people stayed away from churches all through midnight mass.
Meanwhile, Christians in Kerala and Goa celebrated Christmas with traditional zeal, pomp, and fervor. Unlike the previous year’s Christmas celebrations. This year’s Christmas celebrations in Kerala were unrestricted. However, in light of the spread of the Omicron variant of coronavirus things have changed. People followed Covid protocols such as wearing masks, using sanitizer, and keeping a safe distance.
During the masses and while visiting the churches, Christian organizations in Goa also asked the people to strictly follow all standard operating procedures (SOPs). To ensure that everyone follows the SOPs, volunteers were enlisted.
The Union Health Ministry declared that it will send multidisciplinary Central teams. Where Omicron cases are on the rise. Including where vaccination coverage is low.