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.
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.
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|
|8||Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||220||18||10974||44||4|
|14||Jammu and Kashmir||42866||3753||349731||2493||4605||7|
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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