Omicron Surge: India's case count reaches 4,033
Maharashtra has reported the highest number of Omicron cases with 1,216, followed by Rajasthan and Delhi with 529 and 513 cases respectively.
Updated 11 Jan 2022, 3:40 am
India's Omicron caseload on Monday surged to 4,033 with the addition of 410 new cases, according to the Union Health Ministry,
As per the Ministry's data updated at 9.17 am, Maharashtra has reported the highest number of Omicron cases with 1,216, followed by Rajasthan and Delhi with 529 and 513 cases respectively.
As many as 207 new Omicron cases were reported in Maharashtra while Rajasthan reported 156 cases. The other new Omicron cases include 32 in Gujarat, 14 in Odisha and one in Madhya Pradesh.
The variant of concern Omicron has spread to 27 states in India. A total of 441 Omicron cases have so far been reported in Karnataka, 333 in Kerala, 236 in Gujarat, 185 in Tamil Nadu, 123 each in Haryana and Telangana, 113 in Uttar Pradesh, 74 in Odisha, 28 in Andhra Pradesh, 27 each in Punjab and West Bengal, 19 in Goa, 10 in Madhya Pradesh, nine in Assam, eight in Uttrakhand, four in Meghalaya, three each in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh and Jammu and Kashmir, two in Puducherry, and one each in Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Ladakh and Manipur, according to the Union Health Ministry.
Of the total Omicron cases in the country, a total of 1,552 patients have recovered, it added.
Meanwhile, India recorded 1,79,723 new COVID-19 cases in a span of 24 hours, pushing the country's tally to 3,57,07,727, including 3,45,00,172 recoveries and 4,83,936 deaths.
India's Active caseload currently stands at 7,23,619, the ministry added.
First published:10 Jan 2022, 10:15 am