Coronavirus / India reports 9,195 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, 45% higher than yesterday

Vikrant Shekhawat : Dec 29, 2021, 10:24 AM
NEW DELHI: India logged 9,195 new Covid cases,44% higher than yesterday, while the active cases have rose to 77,002, according to the Union health ministry data updated on Wednesday.

There are a total of 781 Omicron cases now in India, the most in Delhi, at 238 cases.

The death toll climbed to 4,80,592 with 302 fresh fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.

The active cases comprise 0.22 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate has improved to 98.40 per cent, the highest since March 2020, the health ministry said.

An increase of 1,546 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.