India Reports 3,17,532 New Covid-19 Cases, Positivity Rate 16.41%

Almost 2,23,990 new recoveries were counted, the daily positivity rate also moved up to 16.41% from 15.13%

New Delhi: India on Thursday reported 3,17,532 fresh Covid-19 cases, which are 34,562 more than 2,82,970 infections on Wednesday. The daily positivity rate also moved up to 16.41 per cent from 15.13 per cent, as informed by Union Health Ministry.

The last 24 hours saw 491 people succumbing to death and death rate stood at 1.28 per cent, on Wednesday.

Almost 2,23,990 new recoveries were counted but country’s recovery rate saw a tiny fall from 93.88 per cent on January 18 to 93.69 per cent as recorded in last 24 hours.

India’s active cases tally reached to 1,19,24,051 as recorded in last 24 hours, more than 93,051 cases were discovered.

Omicron cases across India now have reached to a tally of 9,287 cases. Nation reported a sharp increase of 3.63 per cent, in a day’s time. Omicron in India is detected with lab tests of genome sequencing.

Vaccination drive in India have crossed administration of 159.6 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccine. Nearly 73,38,592 more doses were administered in last 24 hours.

India has also successfully inoculated over 3.6 crore first doses of the Covaxin vaccine to children in the age group of 15-18 years, it is expected that the first phase of the vaccination drive for this age group will be completed by the end of this month.

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