India’s Omicron Tally rises to 2,630

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Published: January 6,2022 12:19 PM
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The number of Omicron cases in India has reached 2,630, with Maharashtra recording 797 cases and Delhi 465 cases topping the tally.

January 6, 2021: The number of Omicron cases in India has reached 2,630, with Maharashtra recording 797 cases and Delhi 465 cases topping the tally. Rajasthan with 236 cases and Kerala with 234 cases are next.



On Wednesday, the Centre confirmed the first Omicron-related death in the country — a 74-year-old man with comorbidities, who succumbed to the virus last week in Rajasthan’s Udaipur.



Meanwhile, the country on Thursday reported a single-day spike of 90,928 fresh Covid-19 cases and 325 deaths. The daily positivity rate stood at 6.43%. The active caseload in the country reached 2,85,401, while 19,206 recoveries were recorded in the last 24 hours.