Home Nation Omicron surges can overwhelm hospitals: Experts say as India records highest daily rise The new fast-spreading variant has been found in 54 per cent of the latest samples analysed in the national capital. Share Via Email Published: 31st December 2021 02:47 PM | Last Updated: 31st December 2021 03:06 PM | A+A A- A health worker collects swab samples of passengers to conduct COVID-19 test, amid concern over rise in Omicron virus variant cases, at the Anand Vihar railway station near New Delhi (Photo| PTI) By PTI Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download nowGet the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.