Daily infections crossed 1.5 lakh in India
Published: 02:48 PM, 9 January 2022 Updated: 09:58 AM, 10 January 2022
Daily infection have crossed the number of 1.5 lakh in India. The new type of COVID virus Omicron is alleged to be the reason behind the sudden rise in infection.
1,59,632 people had been identified COVID positive on Sunday. In India, the COVID identification has increased to 3,55,28,004. In the last 24 hours, 327 more people have died in the country due to COVID. With this, the number of deaths in the country stood at 4,83,790.
According to the country's health ministry, the number of infections in India has risen by 12 per cent since Saturday.
According to NDTV, a week ago, the number of COVID identification in the country was 10,000. By the span of one week it exceeded 1.5 lakhs. Meanwhile, the new variant of COVID Omicron has spread to 27 states of India.
According to the report of the Ministry of Health, the infection rate has increased by 10.21 percent. On January 2, the rate was below three percent. The whole picture has changed in just one week.
However, the number of active patients in the country has also increased along with the infection. The recovery rate is 96.98 percent. Maharashtra has the highest number of daily infections in the country.
In the last 24 hours, more than 41,000 people have been affected by COVID. 20,318 were infected in Mumbai among them. Delhi follows Mumbai. 20,181 people have been infected with COVID in the capital. Which is the highest as a daily infestation since May last year.
In 24 hours, 552 people have been infected with Omicron varient. As a result, the total number of Omicron victims in the country exceeded 3,500. So far, Omicron infection has spread to 27 states in India. Maharashtra is at the top in order. The number of Omicron infected in this state is 1,009 people. Then there is Delhi, where 513 people have been infected. Besides, 1,409 patients infected with Omicron have recovered.