• India reported 961 Omicron cases, Delhi sees the highest cases

    India reported 961 Omicron cases, Delhi sees the highest cases

    New Delhi: India reported the highest single-day increase in Omicron infections, with 180 new cases, bringing the total number of Omicron cases to 961, as per the Union Health Ministry's latest data.

    So far, 961 cases have been discovered in 22 states and UTs, with 320 persons recovered or migrated.

    Delhi stood highest with 263 cases, followed by Maharashtra with 252, Gujarat with 97, Rajasthan with 69, Kerala with 65, and Telangana with 62.

    The covid-19 cases rise by 13,000 per day for the first time in 49 days, bringing the total to 3,48,22,040, while active cases increased to 82,402, according to statistics updated at 8 a.m.

    According to the report, the total number of deaths has risen to 4,80,860, with 268 new fatalities.

    On November 11, 13,091 new coronavirus infections were recorded in 24 hours. For the past 63 days, the daily increase in new coronavirus infections has been below 15,000 per day.

    According to the government, the active covid-19 caseload increased by 5,400 cases in 24 hours. Meanwhile, the active cases account for 0.24 percent of overall infections, with a national covid-19 recovery rate of 98.38%.

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    The number of cases recovered from the disease has risen to 3,42,58,778, with a 1.38 percent fatality rate. The total number of doses given out in the country as part of the statewide covid-19 immunization drive has surpassed 143.83 crores.

    On August 7, 2020, India's COVID-19 tally surpassed 20 lakhs, followed by 30 lakhs on August 23, 40 lakhs on September 5, and 50 lakhs on September 16. It exceeded the 60 lakh level on September 28, the 70 lakh mark on October 11, the 80 lakh mark on October 29, the 90 lakh mark on November 20, and the one-crore milestone on December 19. On May 4, India passed the two-crore mark, and on June 23, it passed the three-crore mark.

    So far, 4,80,860 deaths have been recorded across the nation, with 1,41,496 deaths reported in Maharashtra, 47,277 in Kerala, 38,324 in Karnataka, 36,758 in Tamil Nadu, 25,107 in Delhi, 22,915 in Uttar Pradesh, and 19,745 in West Bengal.

    According to the government, more than 70% of the deaths were caused by comorbidities.