India registered 3,17,532 new cases of Covid on Wednesday, 12.2% higher than Tuesday’s reported daily cases of 2.82 lakh, according to the health ministry.
In the same period, 491 people have died as a result of Covid, bringing the total number of deaths from the infection to 487,693.
The country’s total caseload since the start of the pandemic currently stands at 3,82,18,773. This includes 9,287 cases of the Omicron variant. The active caseload is currently at 19.24.051.
Active cases now comprise 4.83 percent of total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has fallen to 93.88 percent.
Here are the LIVE updates on coronavirus cases in India:
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