India Reports 2,68,833 New COVID-19 Cases, 402 Deaths in Past 24 Hours; Omicron Tally Rises to 6,041

India Reports 2,64,202 Fresh COVID-19 Cases, 315 Fatalities in Past 24 Hours, Omicron Tally at 5,753

New Delhi, January 15: India registered 2,68,833 new Covid infections in a day taking the tally to 3,68,50,962, which includes 6,041 Omicron variant cases, according to the Union data on Saturday. With 402 more deaths, the number of people who have succumbed to the viral disease has risen to 4,85,752. The case fatality rate was 1.32 per cent.

A total of 6,041 Omicron cases have been detected so far, an increase of 5.01 per cent since Friday, the data updated at 8 am showed. The daily positivity rate was 16.66 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was 12.84 per cent.

Active cases have increased to 14,17,820, the highest in around 223 days, and comprise 3.85 per cent of the total infections. The national has decreased to 94.83 per cent, the said. In a day, the active caseload in the country has increased by 1,45,747. COVID-19 in Delhi: Metro Trains to Be Available at Frequency of 15-20 Minutes on Yellow Line, Blue Line Due to Weekend Curfew, Says DMRC.

The total number of people who have recuperated from the disease so far has increased to 3,49,47,390. The cumulative Covid vaccine doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide inoculation drive has exceeded 156.02 crore.

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. 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. India crossed the grim milestone of two crore on May 4 last year and three crore on 23, 2021.

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