New Delhi: Corona virus cases are on the rise in India. In the last 24 hours, 2,68,833 new corona cases have been reported in the country. With this, the active case figure has increased to 14,17,820. The daily positivity rate in India has increased to 16.66%. There have been 4,631 more corona cases in the country today on Saturday than yesterday. There were 2,64,202 corona cases yesterday. Only 53 percent of new corona cases have been registered in 5 states of the country. Maharashtra tops the name. Maharashtra has been reported to have the highest number of cases in the country in the last few days.
The same Friday also recorded the highest number of 43,211 cases in the state. Then comes Karnataka, where 28,723 new cases have been registered. Thereafter, 24,383 new cases have been registered in The Lily, 23,459 new cases in Tam Linadu and 22,645 new cases in West Bengal. The Health Ministry said 1,22,684 patients were discharged on Thursday after recovering.
In the same 24 hours, 402 corona patients have died in India, raising the total death toll to 4,85,752. A total of 3,49,47,390 patients have been cured in the country so far. With this, the percentage of active cases in India has gone up to 3.85, while the recovery rate is close to 94.83. Omicron cases are also on the rise in Corona as well as In India. Now the omicron figure has crossed 6,000. So far, a total of 6,041 cases of omicrons have been registered in the country. A number of restrictions have been imposed to prevent the third wave of corona in the country. At the same time, emphasis is being laid on the number of vaccinations and testing.