New Delhi: Amidst continuous demand for flexible or hybrid work by the employees working in various sectors, Work From Home might return in the wake of new COVID fears, said media reports.

Several media reports have stated that sectors like hospitality, transport, tourism and real estate are excersising extreme caution and could consider returning to Work From Home, depending on how the situation pans out after the BF.7 Variant Scare.

Work from Home (WFH) had become a reality post-Covid-19 pandemic. Early this year several offices started returning to office, though several others had also adopted hybrid or flexible mode of working. Many offices on the other hand are still practicing work from home mode as the employees have not fully returned.

Several states government have said that they are prepared to tackle any eventuality following a new Omicron sub-variant BF.7 of the coronavirus in China, which is causing a surge in cases in some countries.

India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.

The country crossed the grim milestone of two crore on May 4 and three crore on June 23 last year. It had crossed the four-crore mark on January 25 this year.