The number of cases of Covid’s fast-spreading strain Omicron has risen to 213 in India, with Delhi and Maharashtra reporting more than half of the infections. India also saw an 18% rise in Coronavirus infections today, taking its tally to 3.47 crore.
Apart from Delhi (57 cases) and Maharashtra (54 cases), the fast-spreading Omicron strain has seen a rise in the southern states of Telangana (24), Karnataka (19) and Kerala. Rajasthan (18) and Gujarat (14) are the other two states reporting a surge in infections related to the new Covid strain.
Three cases have been reported in Jammu and Kashmir and two each in Odisha and Uttar Pradesh. Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, Ladakh, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal have reported one case each.