New Delhi, January 07 (KMS): The single day rise in coronavirus infections was recorded above one lakh after 214 days, taking India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,52,26,386 which includes 3,007 cases of Omicron reported across 27 states and UTs on Friday.
According to Kashmir Media Service, Maharashtra recorded the maximum number of 876 Omicron cases followed by Delhi at 465, Karnataka 333, Rajasthan 291, Kerala 284 and Gujarat 204.
The country saw a single day rise of 1,17,100 new coronavirus infections, while the active cases increased to 3,71,363, the highest in around 120 days, according to the data updated at 8 am. The death toll climbed to 4,83,178 with 302 fresh fatalities, the data stated.
The country last reported over one lakh cases on June 7 last year when 1,00,636 infections were recorded. The active cases comprise 1.05 per cent of the total infections, while the COVID-19 recovery rate in the country has decreased to 97.57 per cent, the ministry said.