Omicron Cases in India Today Update – Check State-wise List

Omicron cases in India state-wise: The daily rise in COVID-19 infections in the country has seen a 12 per cent drop as the country reported 2,51,209 new cases in the last 24 hours.

Created On: Dec 4, 2021 16:36 ISTModified On: Jan 28, 2022 10:52 IST
List of states where Omicron has been detected
List of states where Omicron has been detected

Omicron cases in India state-wise: The daily rise in COVID-19 infections in the country has seen a 12 per cent drop as the country reported 2,51,209 new cases in the last 24 hours. This has taken India's total number of active cases to 21,05,611. India's daily positivity rate has gone down from 19.59 percent to 15.88 percent while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 17.47 per cent.

India also reported 3,47,443 recoveries in the last 24 hours, taking the total recoveries to 3,80,24,771. A total of 627 deaths were also reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of people who have lost their lives due to COVID to in India. 

The Omicron variant has become the dominant variant in India, replacing the Delta variant of COVID-19. The centre said on January 27th that there are early indications of a plateau in the number of cases, with just the top 10 states contributing to 77 percent of total active cases in the country.

Among the states, Maharashtra recorded 25,425 new cases in the last 24 hours, recording a drop of over 10,000 compared to the previous day and 42 deaths. The new cases included 72 Omicron infections. The positivity rate of Mumbai has fallen to 3.2 percent.
The national capital territory of Delhi also reported 42 percent drop in fresh COVID cases, from 7498 yesterday to 4,291 today. The number of deaths was though higher from 29 yesterday to 34 today. The positivity rate in the city has gone down to 9.56 percent from earlier 10.59 percent. 

Kerala also reported 51,739 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total caseload to 58,26,596. A total of 68 deaths were also reported in the state, taking the number of virus-related deaths to 52,343. Kerala Health Minister Veena George said that Omicron was found in 94 per cent of the positive samples in the state.
 

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Check COVID-19 cases state-wise in India

. No. State / UT Active Cases Cured/Discharged/Migrated Deaths**
Total Cumulative Cumulative
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 504 8991 129
2 Andhra Pradesh 109493 2111975 14579
3 Arunachal Pradesh 3332 57630 285
4 Assam 36522 665629 6379
5 Bihar 10322 796332 12205
6 Chandigarh 5420 81455 1108
7 Chhattisgarh 27290 1072007 13798
8 Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 151 11106 4
9 Delhi 33175 1756369 25744
10 Goa 13269 218125 3645
11 Gujarat 117884 992431 10345
12 Haryana 35581 887158 10237
13 Himachal Pradesh 10336 251430 3968
14 Jammu and Kashmir 46657 368432 4642
15 Jharkhand 12076 407862 5291
16 Karnataka 328741 3325001 38754
17 Kerala*** 310202 5463960 52434
18 Ladakh 1250 23875 223
19 Lakshadweep 280 10612 52
20 Madhya Pradesh 71203 851893 10597
21 Maharashtra 291247 7197001 142358
22 Manipur 3760 125908 2036
23 Meghalaya 2415 85917 1509
24 Mizoram 13721 153413 591
25 Nagaland 850 32500 709
26 Odisha 59223 1163396 8550
27 Puducherry 15751 140031 1916
28 Punjab 36941 678065 17129
29 Rajasthan 87268 1074980 9181
30 Sikkim 1622 35602 427
31 Tamil Nadu 213534 3001805 37412
32 Telangana 39520 707498 4081
33 Tripura 6631 92284 889
34 Uttarakhand 31322 373865 7514
35 Uttar Pradesh 72393 1893577 23125
36 West Bengal 55725 1906656 20481
Total# 2105611 38024771 492327
Source: Health Ministry
Omicron Background

The Omicron variant of COVID-19 was first reported to the World Health Organisation (WHO) by South Africa on November 25. WHO named the new variant B.1.1.529 as Omicron and classified it as a variant of concern after it was suspected to be highly contagious. The severity of the new Omicron variant is not yet clear with several experts suggesting that it might be milder than the currently predominant COVID variant- Delta, which had caused the devastating second wave in India. 

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