In India, the coronavirus variant Omicron now has 1,525 cases, up from 1,431 on Saturday. The strain of concern that was initially discovered in South Africa has already spread to 23 of the country’s 27 provinces. With 460 cases, Maharashtra has the highest Omicron count, followed by Delhi with 351 cases.
Tamil Nadu has 117 cases, while Gujarat and Kerala each have 136 and 109 instances, making them among the states with more than 100 cases of the highly contagious type.
So far, 1,525 cases have been discovered in 23 states and UTs, with 560 people recovering or migrating.
According to data updated at 8 a.m., India’s Covid tally jumped to 3,48,89,132 with 27,553 new cases, while active cases increased to 1,22,801.
According to the figures, the death toll has risen to 4,81,770, with 284 more deaths.
The number of active cases has risen to 1,22,801, accounting for 0.35 percent of all infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate has reached 98.27 percent, according to the ministry.
In the last 24 hours, the active Covid-19 caseload has grown by 18,020 patients.
The daily positive rate was 2.55 percent on average.
According to the government, the weekly positive rate was also 1.35 percent.
Meanwhile, according to provisional statistics, India’s Covid-19 immunisation coverage has surpassed 145.44 Crore (1,45,44,13,005) in the previous 24 hours, with 25,75,225 vaccine doses administered.