With 3 more Covid deaths, toll rises to five

While speaking to reporters at the state secretariat Nabanna, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said that 150 Covid positive cases were recorded daily on Saturday and Sunday respectively.

Omicron doesn’t cause as much damage to the lungs

A study by a consortium of US and Japanese scientists on hamsters and mice found those infected with Omicron had less lung damage, lost less weight and were less likely to die than those who had other variants, the Daily Mail reported.