scorecardIndia’s daily COVID-19 count surpasses three lakh after eight months, Omicron tally climbs to 9,287
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India’s daily COVID-19 count surpasses three lakh after eight months, Omicron tally climbs to 9,287

India’s daily COVID-19 count surpasses three lakh after eight months, Omicron tally climbs to 9,287
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  • India has clocked over 3,17,532 new COVID-19 cases and 491 deaths in the last 24 hours.
  • The Omicron tally in India also climbed to 9,287 cases reported in 29 states, an increase of 3.63% from the day before.
  • Around 2,23,990 people have been recovered so far in the last 24 hours.
India surpassed the 3 lakh mark after 8 months as the country reported 3,17,532 fresh COVID-19 cases on Wednesday,which is 34,562 more than the previous day. The active caseload of the country stands at 19,24,051 cases as of Thursday.

Date

COVID-19 cases registered

January 20

3,17,532

January 19

2,82,970

January 18

2,38,018

January 17

2,58,089

January 16

2,71,202

January 15

2,68,833

January 14

2,64,202


491 people succumbed to COVID-19 on Wednesday, taking the tally to 4,87,693, as per the health ministry. The death toll has reportedly increased over 70% in the last seven days compared to the week before that.

Around 2,23,990 people have recovered so far in the last 24 hours. The recovery rate also stands at 93.69%, according to the data by the Union Health Ministry.

The Omicron tally in India also climbed to 9,287 cases reported in 28 states, an increase of 3.63%.

Meanwhile, the daily positivity rate has shot up again from 15.13% to 16.41% while the weekly positivity rate is 16.06%, as the country is witnessing a sudden surge in COVID-19 cases.

India has inoculated 73,38,592 COVID-19 vaccination doses in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to more than 159 crore doses so far.

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