Omicron Cases in India Today Update – Check State-wise List

Omicron cases in India- A total of 3,06,064 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the last 24 hours, which is 27,469 less than yesterday, taking the total number of active COVID-19 cases to 22,49,335, as of January 24, 2022. 

Created On: Dec 4, 2021 16:36 ISTModified On: Jan 24, 2022 15:12 IST
List of states where Omicron has been detected
List of states where Omicron has been detected

Omicron cases in India state-wise: A total of 3,06,064 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the last 24 hours, which is 27,469 less than yesterday, taking the total number of active COVID-19 cases to 22,49,335, as of January 24, 2022. India also reported 2,43,495 recoveries in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recoveries to 3,68,04,145.

India's daily positivity rate stands at 20.75 percent, while weekly positivity rate has risen to 17.03 percent. India also reported 439 deaths, which takes the total number of lives lost due to COVID to 489848. The recovery rate has fallen further to 93.07 percent.

As per government sources, the COVID cases are expected to decline by February 15th. The covid cases have started reducing and stabilising in some states and metro cities. Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar has tested positive for Covid-19.

COVID-19 headed towards endemic stage?

COVID-19 is heading towards an endemic stage, according to a senior epidemiologist Dr. Sanjay Rai at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi. Dr. Rai explained that endemic is a stage where cases are confined to a particular geographical location and the cases are constantly present in low numbers in that specific area. 

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Check COVID-19 cases state-wise in India

S. No. State/UT Active Cases Cured/Discharged/Migrated Deaths
Total Change since yesterday Total Change since yesterday Total Change since yesterday
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 603 39  8634 50  129  
2 Andhra Pradesh 83610 10467  2082482 3969  14542 4
3 Arunachal Pradesh 2934 44  56188 198  282  
4 Assam 45163 3854  641347 6118  6301 13
5 Bihar 17849 1730  781488 4496  12185 2
6 Chandigarh 8064 550  76526 1356  1102 2
7 Chhattisgarh 31990 809  1049992 3021  13727 11
8 Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 220 18  10974 44  4  
9 Delhi 54246 4347  1711845 13510  25620 34
10 Goa 19725 1658  206103 3232  3610 8
11 Gujarat 134837 4962  917469 11636  10249 19
12 Haryana 57776 179  840866 7683  10177 12
13 Himachal Pradesh 16821 474  239567 1227  3933 2
14 Jammu and Kashmir 42866 3753  349731 2493  4605 7
15 Jharkhand 19466 2162  395700 3423  5261 8
16 Karnataka 357826 27349  3121274 22842  38582 19
17 Kerala*** 265349 17411  5325932 27961  51816 77
18 Ladakh 1255 20  23178 179  222  
19 Lakshadweep 264 10456 22  51  
20 Madhya Pradesh 67136 5748  816453 5497  10570 8
21 Maharashtra 297115 13384  7067995 27377  142115 44
22 Manipur 3413 274  124634 134  2025 3
23 Meghalaya 2121 119  84841 198  1497 1
24 Mizoram 9468 377  150099 872  581  
25 Nagaland 685 43  32195 64  705  
26 Odisha 74532 2327  1121608 10841  8520 6
27 Puducherry 15696 628  134611 1264  1906 5
28 Punjab 46472 2092  649995 7660  16978 30
29 Rajasthan 93442 4209  1027365 9884  9095 19
30 Sikkim 2348 125  34211 340  422 1
31 Tamil Nadu 200954 6257  2895818 24283  37218 40
32 Telangana 32094 895  698649 2707  4072 1
33 Tripura 7745 398  89578 656  872 4
34 Uttarakhand 31310 2403  361611 1319  7480 5
35 Uttar Pradesh 93757 2885  1830006 16521  23056 18
36 West Bengal 110183 13474  1834724 20418  20338 36
Total 2249335 62130  36804145 243495  489848 439
 
Omicron Background

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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