India reported 2,68,833 new Covid-19 infections on Saturday, 1.8 per cent higher than yesterday, according to data shared by the Union Health Ministry.
This brings the country’s cumulative caseload to 3,68,50,962. Of this, 6,041 cases were of the highly transmissible Omicron variant of coronavirus.
Total recoveries were at 3,49,47,390 across the country. A total of 1,22,684 patients recovered in the last 24 hours. The recovery rate is now at 94.83 per cent.
Among all the states, Maharashtra reported the highest Covid-19 cases at 43,211 cases, followed by Karnataka with 28,723 cases, Delhi with 24,383 cases, Tamil Nadu with 23,459 cases and West Bengal with 22,645 cases.