3.47 Lakh New Covid Cases In Last 24 Hours, Omicron Tally At 9,692


Guwahati: India on Friday added nearly 3.50 lakh new Covid cases today, a nine percent jump from yesterday’s 3.17 lakh cases which was also the highest in eight months. India is the second worst-hit country after the US.

The active cases now comprise 5.23 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has decreased to 93.50 per cent.

Notably, the active cases now stand at 5.23 percent and the recovery rate is currently at 93.50 percent. The daily positivity rate is at 17.94 percent and the weekly positivity rate is 16.56 percent.

The new cases take the country’s active caseload to 20,18,825.

Meanwhile, India also recorded 703 deaths taking the total death toll to 4,88,422. India also recorded 2,51,777 recoveries in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 3,60,58,806.

The nation’s Covid-19 vaccine coverage now stands at a cumulative 160.43 crore vaccine doses administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.

Meanwhile, 9,692 cases of the Omicron variant were reported in the country, an increase of 4.36 percent since yesterday.