COVID-19

8,209 Omicron cases detected in India

Maharashtra has 1,738 Omicron cases, highest in India, followed by West Bengal with 1,672 and Rajasthan with 1,276. Delhi has 549 cases.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 17 Jan 2022, 4:04 pm

(File Photo: IFP)
(File Photo: IFP)

A total of 8,209 Omicron cases have been detected in India so far; an increase of 6.02 per cent since Sunday, while 2,58,089 total new COVID-19 cases were reported in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Health Ministry.

India's total Covid-19 confirmed cases reached 3,73,80,253, while the death toll mounted to 4,86,451 as of Monday.

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As per the latest updates, India's COVID-19 active caseload stood at 16,56,341. The Active cases rose to 4.43%, while the recovery rate moved to 94.27 per cent.

In all, 1,51,740 recoveries were reported in the last 24 hours that pushed total recoveries to 3,52,37,461. Consequently, the daily positivity rate is 19.65 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is 14.41 per cent.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra has 1,738 Omicron cases, highest in India, followed by West Bengal with 1,672 and Rajasthan with 1,276. Delhi has 549 cases. Of the total Omicron cases in India, 3,109 have reported recovered, according to the ministry's update.

So far, 70.37 crore total tests have been conducted across the country; and 13,13,444 total tests conducted in the last 24 hours.

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With the administration of more than 39 lakh Doses (39,46,348) vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 157.20 Cr (1,57,20,41,825) as per provisional reports till 7 am Monday.

 

 

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First published:17 Jan 2022, 5:12 am

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IMPHAL, Manipur

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