India’s Omicron cases jump to over 650, Maharashtra and Delhi have most of them | Latest News India - Hindustan Times
close_game
close_game

India’s Omicron cases jump to over 650, Maharashtra and Delhi have most of them

By | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
Dec 28, 2021 09:47 AM IST

After Maharastra and Delhi, Kerala has 57 cases of the highly infectious Omicron variant, Telangana 55, Gujarat 49, Rajasthan 46, Tamil Nadu 34 and Karnataka 31, the health ministry’s release also showed.

India’s Omicron cases have risen to 653, with Maharashtra and Delhi reporting 167 and 165 respectively, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Tuesday.

Omicron cases have now been reported from 21 states and Union territories. (Reuters File Photo)
Omicron cases have now been reported from 21 states and Union territories. (Reuters File Photo)

After Maharashtra and Delhi, Kerala has 57 cases of the highly infectious variant, Telangana 55, Gujarat 49, Rajasthan 46, Tamil Nadu 34 and Karnataka 31, the health ministry’s release also showed.

Get ready to catch the final stages of the World Cup only on Crickit. Anytime, Anywhere. Explore now!

There were 6,358 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and 293 related fatalities in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to over 34.8 million and death toll to 480,290, the health ministry’s updated data also showed.

India's active caseload currently stands at 75,456 and active cases account for less than 1 per cent of total cases, currently, at 0.22% and the lowest since March last year, the ministry added in the release.

The ministry release showed as many as 6,450 Covid-19 patients recovered in the last 24 hours and the country’s recoveries tally rose to 34,243,945. It added the recovery rate is at 98.40 per cent—the highest since March 2020.

The daily positivity rate at 0.61 per cent has been less than 2 per cent for the last 85 days and the weekly positivity rate is 0.64 per cent—less than 1 per cent for the last 44 days.

Get World Cup ready with Crickit! From live scores to match stats, catch all the action here. Explore now!

See more

Get Current Updates on India News, Budget 2024, Weather Today along with Latest News and Top Headlines from India and around the world.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
SHARE
Story Saved
Live Score
OPEN APP
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Start 14 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Follow Us On