Maharashtra accounts for the highest number of omicron cases (876), followed by Delhi (465) and Karnataka (333). The ministry informed that India's active caseload presently is at 371,363. It accounts for 1.05 per cent of the country's total cases.
The weekly positivity rate is at 4.54 per cent, while the daily positivity rate is at 7.74 per cent.
With the recovery of 30,836 patients in the last 24 hours, the cumulative tally of Covid recovered patients, since the beginning of the pandemic, now stands at 34,371,845. The current recovery rate is at 97.57 per cent.
The country also reported 302 new fatalities in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 483,178. India conducted 1,513,377 Covid-19 tests in the last 24 hours, and so far the country has conducted 686,819,128 tests as per the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) data.