India on Tuesday reported 1,68,063 new Covid-19 cases and 277 deaths, pushing the active count to 8,21,446.

Compared to yesterday, the total number of fresh COVID cases is down by 11,660 (India had reported 1,79,723 cases yesterday)

After A Continuous hike of 13 days,Cases Dip Over 6% due to ICMR new guidelines of covid-19 testing.

According to the Union Ministry of Health, the Omicron tally has reached 4,461

Maharashtra is the state reporting the highest number of omicron cases (1,247), followed by Rajasthan (645) and Delhi (546).

The country on Monday began administering the third ‘precautionary dose’ to health care and frontline workers and those aged over 60 years with comorbidities

The third dose will be of the same vaccine as the first two jabs and will be given to those who were vaccinated nine months ago.