Omicron Cases in India Today Update – Check State-wise List
Omicron cases in India state-wise: The daily rise in COVID-19 infections in the country has seen a 12 per cent drop as the country reported 2,51,209 new cases in the last 24 hours.
Omicron cases in India state-wise: The daily rise in COVID-19 infections in the country has seen a 12 per cent drop as the country reported 2,51,209 new cases in the last 24 hours. This has taken India's total number of active cases to 21,05,611. India's daily positivity rate has gone down from 19.59 percent to 15.88 percent while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 17.47 per cent.
India also reported 3,47,443 recoveries in the last 24 hours, taking the total recoveries to 3,80,24,771. A total of 627 deaths were also reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of people who have lost their lives due to COVID to in India.
The Omicron variant has become the dominant variant in India, replacing the Delta variant of COVID-19. The centre said on January 27th that there are early indications of a plateau in the number of cases, with just the top 10 states contributing to 77 percent of total active cases in the country.
Among the states, Maharashtra recorded 25,425 new cases in the last 24 hours, recording a drop of over 10,000 compared to the previous day and 42 deaths. The new cases included 72 Omicron infections. The positivity rate of Mumbai has fallen to 3.2 percent.
The national capital territory of Delhi also reported 42 percent drop in fresh COVID cases, from 7498 yesterday to 4,291 today. The number of deaths was though higher from 29 yesterday to 34 today. The positivity rate in the city has gone down to 9.56 percent from earlier 10.59 percent.
Kerala also reported 51,739 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total caseload to 58,26,596. A total of 68 deaths were also reported in the state, taking the number of virus-related deaths to 52,343. Kerala Health Minister Veena George said that Omicron was found in 94 per cent of the positive samples in the state.
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Check COVID-19 cases state-wise in India
|. No.||State / UT||Active Cases||Cured/Discharged/Migrated||Deaths**|
|1||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||504||8991||129|
|8||Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||151||11106||4|
|14||Jammu and Kashmir||46657||368432||4642|
|Source: Health Ministry|
The Omicron variant of COVID-19 was first reported to the World Health Organisation (WHO) by South Africa on November 25. WHO named the new variant B.1.1.529 as Omicron and classified it as a variant of concern after it was suspected to be highly contagious. The severity of the new Omicron variant is not yet clear with several experts suggesting that it might be milder than the currently predominant COVID variant- Delta, which had caused the devastating second wave in India.
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