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Updated: January 16, 2022 11:17 PM IST

By News Desk | Edited by Sumaila Zaman

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Breaking News Updates Jan 16, 2022: India recorded 2,71,202 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday. The daily positivity rate is at 16.28 per cent. The fresh infections are 2,369 more than yesterday. On Saturday, India logged 2,68,833 fresh COVID-19 cases. The total cases of COVID-19 infection in the country has gone upto 3,71,22,164, while the active cases stand at 15,50,377. Active cases account for 4.18 per cent of the total cases. Meanwhile, 314 people have succumbed to the infection in the last 24 hours. The death toll now stands at 4,86,066. According to the health ministry, 1,38,331 people recovered from the COVID-19 infection in the last 24 hours taking the recovery tally to 3,50,85,721. The recovery rate is currently at 94.51 per cent. 7,743 cases of Omicron variant of COVID-19 have been detected so far in the country.

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Published Date: January 16, 2022 6:56 AM IST

Updated Date: January 16, 2022 11:17 PM IST