Delhi : India saw a single-day rise of 1,59,632 new coronavirus cases, raising the tally to 3,55,28,004 crore, which included 3,623 cases of Omicron variant reported across 27 states and union territories.
According to the Health Ministry, a total of 3,623 cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus were reported in India so far. The number of persons recovered from the variant is 1,409. Maharashtra accounts for the highest number of Omicron cases (1009), followed by Delhi (513) and Karnataka (441).
The country also reported 327 new fatalities in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 4,83,790.
India conducted 15,63,566 COVID-19 tests in the last 24 hours, and so far the country has conducted 69,00,34,525 tests as per the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) data.India has administered a total of 151.58 crore vaccine doses so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive.