Omicron is spreading fast, crossed 200 mark in India: MoHFW reports

omicron cases in india

Maharashtra and Delhi have reported to reached the highest number of 54 cases of COVID’s new variant, Omicron.

The number of cases of Omicron variant is spreading fast and has crossed the 200 mark in India. These reports are given by the Union Health ministry today. However, according to the ministry, 77 patients have recovered or migrated.

Furthermore, there are 20 cases in Telangana, Karnataka -19, Rajasthan 18, Kerala-15 and Gujarat 14.

The data released by the Ministry on Tuesday India had 5,326 cases of COVID infections in the last 24 hours. However, the lowest daily case count in 581 days. Astonishingly, the total number of COVID cases reported in the country now stands at 3.48 crore. As per the bulletin, there are now 79,097 active cases in the country, the lowest in 574 days.

The Ministry added that there were 453 deaths over the past 24 hours. With this the total death count n the pandemic has climbed to 4.78 lakhs.

Omicron variant is supposed to be highly transmissible. The variant is spreading at an alarming rate. The concern is that it should not be as devastating as the second wave of the pandemic.

Delhi, which was highly effected by the second wave has seen increasing cases again. However, the Chief Minister has assured people that adequate arrangements are made to tackle the situation.