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India records 9216 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours; 2 Omicron variant cases detect in Karnataka
India recorded 9,216 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, as per the data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).
COVID-19 Cases in India: India recorded 9,216 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, as per the data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).
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On Thursday, two cases of Omicron variant detected through INSACOG in Karnataka, the government informed. The government also informed that 373 cases of Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 detected in 29 nations so far and India is monitoring it, as per PTI.
There have been 8,612 recoveries in the last 24 hours increasing the total recoveries to 3,40,45,666. India's active caseload stands at 99,976. The active cases account for less than 1 per cent of the total cases.
On the vaccination frontier, the country has administered 125.75 crore vaccine doses so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. The recovery rate currently stands at 98.35 per cent, which is the highest since March 2020.
Now, the World Health Organization (WHO) has classified a new variant of SARS-CoV-2. It has been named as Omicron. The Technical Advisory Group on SARS-CoV-2 Virus Evolution (TAG-VE) is an independent group of experts that periodically monitors and evaluates the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 and assesses if specific mutations and combinations of mutations alter the behaviour of the virus, WHO has informed.
The B.1.1.529 variant was first reported to WHO from South Africa on 24th November 2021. The epidemiological situation in South Africa has been characterized by three distinct peaks in reported cases, the latest of which was predominantly the Delta variant.
It has to be noted that India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakhs on August 23, 40 lakhs on September 5 and 50 lakhs on September 16. It went past 60 lakhs on September 28, 70 lakhs on October 11, crossed 80 lakhs on October 29, 90 lakhs on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19. India crossed the grim milestone of two crore on May 4 and three crores on June 2.
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