London: An Ambulance crew member unloads a patient from an ambulance outside the Royal London hospital in London.
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India reported 9,195 fresh COVID cases, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday. The Omicron tally pushes to 781 with most Omicron cases registered in the capital. Delhi logged 238 Omicron cases, Maharashtra at 167.
Globally over 1.5 lakh cases of the new variant have been detected so far.
On Tuesday, California became the first US state to record more than five million cases of COVID-19, Associated Press has reported.
On the same day, India expanded its basket of COVID-19 vaccines approved Serum Institute of India's (SII) vaccine Covovax, Biological E's jab Corbevax and anti-Covid pill Molnupiravir for restricted use in emergency situations.