New Delhi: The havoc of the new variants of Corona and Corona in the country, Omicron, is increasing continuously. In the last 24 hours, 2 lakh 71 thousand 202 new cases of corona have been reported in the country. While 314 people have died. At the same time, the number of patients suffering from Omicron variants has increased to 7743.
According to the data released by the Health Department this morning, 2,71,202 new cases of corona virus have been reported in the country in the last one day. There have also been 314 deaths in the country in the last 24 hours. The number of active cases has crossed 15 lakhs. At present there are 15,50,377 active cases of corona infection in the country. At the same time, 1,38,331 patients have also been cured in 24 hours. The infection rate in the country has increased to 16.28 percent. 2369 new cases have been reported since yesterday. On the other hand, talking about the Omicron variant, its patients have increased to 7743. Yesterday 2 lakh 68 thousand 933 new cases came.
In Maharashtra, 43 thousand 211 new cases of corona have been reported in the last 24 hours, while 23 people died. Of the new cases of corona in the country, 16.7 percent have been found in Maharashtra alone, which has the highest number of patients of the delta variant, while 32 percent of the patients have been found infected with Omicron. In Mumbai, 10,661 new cases of corona were reported and 11 people died.
At the same time, new cases of corona infection in Delhi decreased on Saturday. On Saturday, 20,718 new cases of corona infection were reported in Delhi in the last 24 hours. At the same time, 30 people have also died due to corona in the last 24 hours. With the new figures, the number of active corona patients in Delhi has increased to 93,407. At the same time, the positivity rate is 30.64.
The number of corona testing in India on Saturday was also low. According to the Ministry of Health, 17.87 lakh corona tests were done on Friday. On the other hand, less than 1.7 lakh tests were conducted on Saturday. This probably happened because of festivals like Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal etc. According to the Ministry of Health, more than 70.24 crore corona tests have been done in India since the start of the epidemic. In the last 24 hours, 16 lakh 65 thousand 404 sample tests were done.
first published:Jan. 16, 2022, 9:58 a.m.