With 194,720 new cases registered in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 tally rose to 36,070,510 on Wednesday.
This is the fourth consecutive day when more than 150,000 new cases were registered in a day in the country, and also the highest single-day spike in over eight months.
Besides, 442 more deaths due to the virus were recorded since Tuesday morning, taking the death toll to 484,655.
Currently, there are 955,319 active cases in the count ry with an increase of 133,873 during the period. This is the highest number of active cases in the country in 211 days.
A total of 34,630,536 people have recovered and been discharged from hospitals so far, with 60,405 new recoveries.
Meanwhile, the country’s Omicron tally has reached 4,868, as per the country’s health ministry data.