A man dressed as Santa Claus offers hand sanitiser to pupils at a school in Mumbai, India, on Wednesday. Photo: AP
A man dressed as Santa Claus offers hand sanitiser to pupils at a school in Mumbai, India, on Wednesday. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: India braces for third wave as Omicron fears cancel Christmas in New Delhi

  • Officials say they are ready for a surge in cases given Omicron’s seemingly milder symptoms when compared to the deadly Delta variant
  • But millions in India remain unvaccinated – and an alarming new study suggests protection may be waning even for those who’ve received two doses of Covishield

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A man dressed as Santa Claus offers hand sanitiser to pupils at a school in Mumbai, India, on Wednesday. Photo: AP
A man dressed as Santa Claus offers hand sanitiser to pupils at a school in Mumbai, India, on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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