India logged 2.68 lakh new cases; Omicron tallies at 6,041

India in the last 24 hours logged 2,68,833 new coronavirus cases, which is only 4,631 more than the previous day, with 402 deaths and 1,22,684 recoveries, according to the Union Health Ministry data on Saturday.

According to the Ministry, the number of active cases in the country is currently 14,17,820 and the daily infection rate has increased to 16.66 per cent.

The number of people who lost their lives due to this epidemic has increased to 4 lakh 85 thousand 752. The cumulative recoveries have gone above 34.9 million so far.

As per the data: Yesterday, 58 lakh 2 thousand 976 doses were given, after which 156 crore 2 lakh 51 thousand 117 doses of the vaccine have been given so far under the nationwide vaccination campaign.

Omicron In India-

India also logged 288 fresh Omicron infections, taking the total tally of such cases in the country to 6,041, according to the Union Health Ministry data.