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January 14, 2022 / 11:02 PM IST

Coronavirus Omicron Highlights| Maharashtra reports 43,211 new cases in last 24 hours

Coronavirus Omicron Highlights | The flagship United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2022 report also said that with the highly transmissible Omicron variant of COVID-19 unleashing new waves of infections, the human and economic toll of the pandemic are projected to increase again.

Coronavirus Omicron Highlights | India saw a single day jump of 2,64,202 new coronavirus infections, the highest in 239 days, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,65,82,129 which includes 5,753 cases of the Omicron variant, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday. There has been a 4.83 per cent increase in Omicron cases since Thursday.

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active cases have increased to 12,72,073, the highest in 220 days, while the death toll has climbed to 4,85,350 with 315 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated. The active cases comprises 3.48 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has decreased to 95.20 per cent, the ministry said.

A total 2,76,110 coronavirus infections were reported in a single day on May 19. An increase of 1,54,542 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. An increase of 1,54,542 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 14.78 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 11.83 per cent, according to the ministry.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to3,48,24,706, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.33 per cent. The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 155.39 crore.

India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19. India crossed the grim milestone of two crore on May 4 and three crore on June 23.
  • January 14, 2022 / 09:53 PM IST

    Coronavirus Omicron LIVE Updates | Mumbai Police reported that 136 police personnel have tested positive for COVID in the last 24 hours. They also informed that a total of 126 personnel have died so far. The active cases stand at 1,253. 

  • January 14, 2022 / 09:28 PM IST

    Coronavirus Omicron LIVE Updates | Maharashtra reports 43,211 new COVID cases, 33,356 recoveries, and 19 deaths today

    Maharashtra has reported 43,211 new COVID cases, 33,356 recoveries, and 19 deaths today. The active case tally stands at 2,61,658. 238 patients with Omicron infection have been reported in the state today. This takes the total Omicron count to 1605 in Maharashtra.

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  • January 14, 2022 / 08:47 PM IST

    Coronavirus Omicron LIVE Updates | Chandigarh reports 1,834 new cases today; Active cases at 7,257. Positivity rate at 25.21%

  • January 14, 2022 / 08:23 PM IST

    Coronavirus Omicron LIVE Updates | Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar said Covid cases have doubled in the state in three days during the 3rd wave, much faster than the first two waves. Meanwhile, test positivity rate in Bengaluru has hit 20 per cent as cases rose to 18,374 on Friday, he said.

  • January 14, 2022 / 07:59 PM IST

    Coronavirus Omicron LIVE Updates | Karnataka reports 28,723 new cases, 3105 recoveries and 14 deaths in the last 24 hours

     Coronavirus Omicron LIVE Updates | Karnataka reports 28,723 new cases, 3105 recoveries and 14 deaths in the last 24 hours
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  • January 14, 2022 / 07:54 PM IST

    Coronavirus Omicron LIVE Updates | 10,307 fresh Covid cases, 3 more deaths in Rajasthan

    Rajasthan on Friday recorded 10,307 fresh COVID-19 cases and three more deaths, according to the health department. As many as 2,549 fresh cases were reported from Jaipur, 1,027 from Alwar, 801 from Jodhpur, 735 from Udaipur, 615 from Bikaner, 576 from Bharatpur and 388 from Hanumangarh, the health department said. Of the latest deaths, one each was reported from Dausa, Jodhpur and Udaipur. So far, 8,991 people have succumbed to COVID-19 in the state, it said. The number of active COVID-19 cases in Rajasthan stands at 52,773. As many as 3,096 more people have recovered from the viral disease, it said. 

  • January 14, 2022 / 07:42 PM IST

    Coronavirus Omicron LIVE Updates | West Bengal logs 22,645 new COVID-19 cases, 28 deaths; fatality rate 1.07%

    West Bengal on Friday reported 22,645 new COVID-19 cases -- 822 less than the previous day -- which pushed the tally to 18,63,697, the health department said in its bulletin. Twenty-eight more COVID-related deaths in the state highest since the third wave of the pandemic struck in December with the toll climbing to 20,013, the bulletin stated. The positivity rate dipped to 31.14 per cent from 32.13 per cent a day ago. The fatality rate stood at 1.07 per cent. Kolkata recorded 6,867 fresh cases in the past 24 hours followed by North 24 Parganas at 4,018. Of the 28 fatalities, eight were reported in North 24 Parganas and seven in the city. A total 8,687 people recovered from the disease in the past 24 hours. The discharge rate slipped from 91.77 per cent the previous day to 91.12 per cent. 

  • January 14, 2022 / 07:32 PM IST

    Coronavirus Omicron LIVE Updates | Mumbai reports 11,317 fresh cases & 9 deaths today

     

     Coronavirus Omicron LIVE Updates |  Mumbai reports 11,317 fresh cases & 9 deaths today   

  
  • January 14, 2022 / 06:55 PM IST

    Coronavirus Omicron LIVE Updates | Lakhs take holy dip in Ganga in Prayagraj on Makar Sankranti, defy Covid surge

    Tens of thousands of devotees took a holy dip in the Ganga here on the occasion of Makar Sankranti on Friday, braving severe cold and belittling the coronavirus threat. Devotees have been flocking the Magh Mela area since morning and around 5.5 lakh people, including children and the elderly, had taken bath in the river by 4.30 pm, an official of the annual religious event said. District Magistrate Sanjay Khatri, Mela Ahikari Sheshmani Pandey and Senior Superintendent of Police Ajay Kumar visited the VIP Ghat, Sangam Nose, Arail Ghat and other major ghats. Holding the mela amid rising number of coronavirus cases has emerged as a major challenge before the fair administration. In fact, many policemen on duty were found infected with COVID-19 even before the start of the fair. 

  • January 14, 2022 / 06:32 PM IST

    Coronavirus Omicron LIVE Updates | Delhi reports 24,383 new COVID-19 cases, 34 deaths and 26,236 recoveries

     Coronavirus Omicron LIVE Updates | Delhi reports 24,383 new COVID-19 cases, 34 deaths and 26,236 recoveries
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  • January 14, 2022 / 06:30 PM IST

    Coronavirus Omicron LIVE Updates | Uttar Pradesh registers 16,016 fresh COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths

    Uttar Pradesh reported 16,016 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the tally of active cases in the state to 84,440, while three more fatalities pushed the death toll to 22,949, according to an official statement released on Friday evening. With these fresh cases, the total number of cases recorded in the state so far stood at 18,01,231. Of the three deaths, two were reported from Meerut and one from Gautam Buddh Nagar, it said. Of the fresh cases, 2,209 cases were reported from Lucknow, 1,887 cases reported from Ghaziabad, 1,817 cases from Gautam Buddh Nagar and 1,203 cases from Meerut among others, it said. In 24 hours ending Friday evening, 2,554 COVID-19 patients were cured, taking the total number of recoveries to 16,93,842, the statement said. A total of over 2.54 lakh samples were tested for the virus in these 24 hours, taking the total number of tests conducted so far to over 9.58 crores, it stated. 

  • January 14, 2022 / 06:09 PM IST

    Coronavirus Omicron LIVE Updates | Sikkim reports 385 fresh COVID-19 cases, one more fatality

    Sikkim on Friday reported 385 fresh COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the tally to 34,030, according to a health department bulletin. The state had on Thursday recorded 294 new cases. The COVID-19 death toll in the Himalayan state rose to 411, as one more patient succumbed to the infection in the last 24 hours. The number of active cases is now 1,417, up from 1,063 on January 13. As many as 31,785 patients have recovered from coronavirus in the state thus far while 417 others have migrated to other states, the bulletin said. East Sikkim logged 277 positive cases in the past 24 hours, followed by 58 in South Sikkim, 41 in West Sikkim, and nine in North Sikkim.

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