India reports 1,94,720 fresh Covid-19 cases

India reports 1,94,720 fresh Covid-19 cases

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January 12, 2022

India recorded 1,94,720 fresh Covid-19 cases and 442 deaths in the 24 hours ending 8 am Wednesday. The active cases mounted to 9,55,319, the highest in 211 days. The daily positivity rate increased to 11.05 per cent.

New Delhi, 12 January 2022

As per news report of The Indian Express, the Omicron tally in the country, meanwhile, reached 4,868. Maharashtra has the highest number of cases (1,281) of the new variant, followed by Rajasthan (645). While Delhi has the third highest tally at 546, the national capital recorded no new cases of the variant in the last 24 hours. Karnataka decided to extend the Covid restrictions in the state till the end of January, on the day it reported 14,473 new cases. Delhi, too, introduced fresh curbs, mandating work from home in private offices, barring those in the exempted category. The city on Tuesday reported 21,259 new cases and 23 fatalities — the highest number of deaths since June 16. However, Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain on Wednesday stated that Covid-19 cases have started coming down in Mumbai and “we will soon see the same trend” in the national capital. He added that Delhi’s hospitalisation rate has stabilised and cases have plateaued.

Source - The Indian Express


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