India reports 3.47 lakh new Covid cases, 703 deaths in 24 hours | Trendsfirst

India logged around 3.47 lakh new Covid cases in last 24 hours, with a 9% increase from the previous day. While, the active cases rose to 20,18,825, according to the Union health ministry data updated on Friday.

With all states reporting new cases of Omicron variant, the total number of Omicron cases reached to 9,692 today.

With 703 deaths occuring on Thursday, the total covid death toll reached 4,88,396, according to the data updated at 09 am on Friday morning.

With a tally of 3.91 crore cases, India is the 2nd worst hit country after the US.

An increase in positivity rate was also observed. The daily positivity rate stood at 17.94 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 16.56 per cent. 

The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 19,35,912 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 71.15 crore (71,15,38,938) cumulative tests.

Meanwhile more than 159.91 crore (1,59,91,02,495) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far through Govt. of India (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category: and more than 12.73 Cr (12,73,96,806) balance and unutilized Covid Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered. Moreover, with the administration of more than 70 lakh doses (70,49,779) vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 160.43 crore (1,60,43,70,484) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.

Credits - TOI


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