India registers 1,68,063 fresh Covid cases

at 11:55 am
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New Delhi: Altogether 1,68,063 fresh Covid cases and 277 deaths were reported in India in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said today.

The active cases were 8,21,446 while the positivity rate was 10.64%.

The count of Omicron variant has gone up to 4,461.

Yesterday morning, the government said 1,79,723 new COVID cases and 146 deaths were registered across the country during the previous 24 hours.

On Sunday, 1,59,632 fresh cases were reported in 24 hours, against 1,41,986 recorded during the preceding day.

On Saturday, the number of fresh single day COVID cases reported was 1,41,986.