Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India Reports 1.27 Lakh New Covid Cases, 1,059 Related Deaths

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Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India Reports 1.27 Lakh New Covid Cases, 1,059 Related Deaths


India Covid-19 Cases: There are currently 13.31 lakh active cases in the country. (File)

New Delhi:

India recorded 1,27,952 new Covid cases on Saturday, taking the total infection tally in the country to over 4.2 crore cases. There are currently 13.31 lakh active cases in the country.

India also recorded 1,059 fresh fatalities in a 24-hour period, taking the total death count in the country to over 5.01 lakhs.

Delhi on Saturday reported 1,604 COVID-19 cases and 17 fatalities, while the positivity rate declined to 2.87 per cent, according to data shared by the health department. On Friday, the national capital had reported 2,272 fresh COVID-19 cases and 20 deaths, while the positivity rate was at 3.85 per cent. 

With Saturday’s cases, the national capital’s case count increased to 18,42,523 and the deaths climbed to 25,969 the latest health bulletin stated. 

The surge in cases in Delhi during the third wave of the pandemic was due to the Omicron variant of the virus which is highly transmissible.

Here are the LIVE Updates on coronavirus cases in India:

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