In India, a total of 5488 cases of Omicron have been reported. There has been a huge increase in the number of Omicron cases in India. On Wednesday, the country added 2,474,417 new cases. Covid-19 cases that haven’t been reported in a while are up 27%. So far, 5,488 people in India have been diagnosed with Omicron. More than 2,162 people who had Omicron in India have been released.
Maharashtra is still the state with the most Omicron cases, with 1367. 792 people have been diagnosed with Omicron in Rajasthan, which is a lot. Rajasthan has the second-most Omicron cases in India, after Delhi, and Delhi comes in third. As many as 549 Omicron cases have been found in the capital city so far.
People who are positive about COVID-19 on a daily basis now make up 13.11 percent of the people who say they are positive about the company every week. India has an active caseload of 11,17,531.
As many as 84,825 people were found in the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. In India, there have now been 3,47,15,361 recoveries so far. India’s recovery rate now stands at 95.59 percent.
Rajesh Bhushan, the Union Health Secretary, has written a letter to the chief secretaries of all states and the Union Territories, asking them to take immediate steps to make sure there is enough medical oxygen at health facilities.
On January 11, Bhushan said that states and territories should have enough medical oxygen for at least 48 hours at hospitals that care for patients.
He wants to make sure that pressure swing adsorption (PSA) plants work well and that there are enough oxygen concentrators.
Bharat Biotech, the company that made COVAXIN, India’s first COVID-19 vaccine made in India, said Wednesday that the vaccine can protect against both Omicron and Delta variants of SARS-CoV-2.