India registers nearly 2.5 lakh new Covid cases

at 11:56 am
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New Delhi: India registered 2,47,417 fresh Covid cases and 380 fatalities in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said today.

The number of reported Omicron cases across the country has gone up to 5,488 and 2,162 of them have recovered.

The cumulative death toll due to the Covid pandemic has reached 4,85,035.

The active case stood at 11,17,531 and the daily positivity rate has gone up to 13.11% from 11.05%, Union Health Ministry said today.

Nearly 84,825 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours, taking the cumulative recoveries to 3,47,15,361.

Yesterday morning, the government said 1,94,720 fresh cases and 442 deaths were reported in the country in 24 hours.

A day prior to that, 1,68,063 fresh Covid cases and 277 deaths were reported across the country.

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

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