India reported 7,992 fresh COVID-19 cases and 393 deaths in the last 24 hours, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
As per the COVID bulletin, India's active caseload currently stands at 93,277, the lowest in 559 days.
The active caseload accounts for less than one per cent of total cases and is currently at 0.27 per cent, the lowest since March 2020.
With 9,265 new recoveries reported across the country in the last 24 hours, the total recoveries mounted to 3,41,14,331.
The recovery rate is at 98.36 per cent, the highest since March 2020. With the addition of new fatalities, the death count mounted to 4,75,128.
The daily positivity rate at 0.64 per cent remained less than two per cent for the last 68 days. The weekly positivity rate is 0.71 per cent and remained below one per cent for last 27 days.
Delhi logged its second case of Omicron as a traveller who returned from Zimbabwe tested positive. With the latest infection, India has so far logged 33 cases of the new variant that has sparked fresh worry worldwide. In Maharashtra, a three-year-old was among seven new patients confirmed by the state government on Friday.
BDST: 1527 HRS, DEC 11, 2021