New Delhi: India continued to report a massive spike in the daily number of COVID-19 cases and recorded nearly 2 lakh fresh infections in the last 24 hours.
According to the data updated by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare at 8 AM on Wednesday (January 12, 2022), the country registered 1,94,720 new coronavirus cases and 442 related deaths.
This, notably, was the fourth consecutive day that India has recorded over 1.5 lakh daily infections.
India’s daily positivity rate has now jumped to 11.05% and the active caseload has increased 9,55,319.
4,868 Omicron cases in India
The country’s Omicron tally has now also surged to 4,868.