2.64 lakh cases in a day

New Delhi, January 14 (Agency)

There have been 2,64,202 new cases of corona virus infection in the country in the last 24 hours, which is the highest in 239 days. With the arrival of these new cases, the number of infected has increased to 3,65,82,129. This includes 5,753 cases of the Omicron form of this deadly virus. This information was obtained from the data released by the Union Health Ministry on Friday. There has been an increase of 4.83 percent in the cases of Omicron in the country since Thursday. According to the data released in the morning of the Ministry of Health, the number of patients under treatment has increased to 12,72,073 which is the highest in 220 days. At the same time, due to the death of 315 patients due to infection, the death toll has increased to 4,85,350. The ministry said that the number of patients under treatment is 3.48 percent of the total infected, while the rate of recovery from Kovid-19 at the national level has come down to 95.20 percent. On May 19, there were 2,76,110 cases of infection in 24 hours. The number of patients under treatment has increased by 1,54,542 in the last 24 hours. According to the Health Ministry, the daily infection rate was recorded at 14.78 percent while the weekly infection rate is 11.83 percent. The number of people who have recovered from the infection has increased to 3,48,24,706, while the death rate has been recorded at 1.33 percent. A total of more than 155.39 crore vaccine doses have been given in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination campaign.

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