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3.17 lakh new cases reported

January 20, 2022 09:41 AM

NEW DELHI: India has reported 3,17,532 new cases of Covid-19 and 491 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday. The active cases stands at 19,24,051 which is now comprise 5.03 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate has decreased to 93.69 per cent.

 

Meanwhile, 2,23,990 recoveries were reported in the last 24 hours increases the total recoveries to 3,58,07,029. The daily positivity rate is up from 16.41 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 16.06 per cent as per the data. Meanwhile, India's Omicron tally on Thursday reached 9,287 an increase of 3.63 per cent since yesterday. On the vaccination front, the government has been continuously speeding up the vaccination drive across the country. According to the bulletin issued by the Ministry on Thursday 70.93 Crore tests for Covid-19 have been done so far.

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