Coronavirus In India: With 90,928 New Cases In Last 24 Hours, Active Caseload Rises To 2.85 LakhCoronavirus (Representative Image)

India reported over 90,000 fresh Covid-19 cases in a day in the last 24 hours, a steep rise over the 58,097 infections reported on Wednesday, according to the Health Ministry data updated on Thursday (6 January).

India saw a single-day rise of 90,928 new coronavirus infections, the highest in around 207 days, taking the country's total tally of cases to 3,51,09,286, while the active cases were recorded above 2.85 lakh, according to the Health Ministry data.

The active cases in the country have increased to 2,85,401, accounting for 0.81 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.81 per cent, the health ministry said.

Meanwhile, a total of 2,630 cases of Omicron variant of coronavirus have been detected across 26 states and UTs so far, out of which 995 have recovered or migrated, according to the Union health ministry.

Of the total Omicron cases, Maharashtra has the maximum at 797, followed by Delhi at 465, Rajasthan 236, Kerala 234, Karnataka 226, Gujarat 204 and Tamil Nadu 121.

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