Omicron tally rises to 422 in India

New Delhi, December 26 (KMS): As many as 422 Omicron cases have been detected across 17 states and union territories in India, so far, and 130 of these people have recovered or migrated, according to Indian health ministry data updated on Sunday.

Maharashtra has recorded the highest number of Omicron cases at 108, followed by Delhi at 79, Gujarat 43, Telangana 41, Kerala 38, Tamil Nadu 34 and Karnataka 31.

With 6,987 more people testing positive for COVID-19 in a day, India’s total caseload increased to 3,47,86,802, according to the data. The death toll has climbed to 4,79,682 with 162 new fatalities, the data stated. The daily rise in coronavirus infections has remained below 15,000 for the last 59 days now.