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58,097 Fresh Covid Cases In India, 55% Jump; 2,135 Omicron Cases

COVID-19 India: The government has been continuously speeding up vaccination drives across the country

India reported 58,097 new COVID-19 cases as of now, 55% higher than the previous 37,379 cases. The country has 2,135 cases of Omicron infection, the most in Maharashtra with 653 cases, followed by Delhi with 464 cases.

India has been continuously speeding up vaccination drives across the country. Those between the ages group 15-18 are being vaccinated now. More than 147 crore vaccine doses have been administered in India, making a significant milestone in the fight against COVID-19.

The recovery rate is presently at 98.01 percent. At least 15,389 people have recovered as of now. The total number of people who have recovered is 3,43,21,803.

Active cases account for under 1% of complete cases, at present at 0.61 percent. The active caseload stands at 2,14,004.

The weekly positivity rate is 2.60 percent; the everyday positivity rate is 4.18 percent.

Some 534 people have died of Covid during the period for which data for the latest Health Ministry figures was collected. This includes 432 deaths in Kerala in the last few days, which have been added to the national count now.