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India’s each day COVID-19 tally crosses 1 lakh after seven months; with 20,971 circumstances, Mumbai studies highest single-day spike

India on Friday witnessed an exponential surge in COVID-19 circumstances after 1,17,100 contemporary infections had been recorded – a 28 % leap from yesterday’s 90,928 circumstances – because the virus continued to unfold at an unprecedented tempo

India on Friday witnessed an exponential surge in COVID-19 circumstances after 1,17,100 contemporary infections had been recorded – a 28 % leap from yesterday’s 90,928 circumstances – because the virus continued to unfold at an unprecedented tempo, largely pushed by the Omicron variant. With this, the whole caseload climed to three.52 crore.

This is the primary time in seven months because the nation’s each day COVID-19 tally crossed the one-lakh mark. India had reported 1,14,460 circumstances on 6 June, 2021.

India has confirmed 3,007 circumstances of the highly-transmissible Omicron variant from 27 states and Union territories to this point. While Maharashtra tops the chart with 876 circumstances, Delhi has detected 465 circumstances. Meanwhile, Karnataka has 333 circumstances, Rajasthan 291, Kerala 284 and Gujarat 204.

Let’s check out the COVID-19 figures within the main metro cities in the present day:


Delhi on Friday recorded 17,335 contemporary circumstances, the best single-day rise since 8 May 2021, and 9 deaths, whereas the positivity fee mounted to 17.73 %, in keeping with knowledge shared by town well being division.

This is a major rise from Thursday when town recorded 15,097 new circumstances at a positivity fee of 15.34 %.

This is the best single-day rise since 8 May when 17,364 circumstances had been logged with a positivity fee of 23.34 %. As many as 332 deaths had been additionally recorded on that day.

With the most recent addition, the cumulative caseload has gone as much as 15.06 lakh whereas the toll rose to 25,136. The variety of lively circumstances within the capital now stands at 39,873.


Mumbai recorded 20,971 new infections, the best one-day spike thus far, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) stated. Maharashtra in the present day reported 40,925 new circumstances.

The metropolis additionally noticed six deaths as a result of pandemic, highest in a day within the final two months, stated a BMC launch.

The circumstances went up by 790 in comparison with Thursday. The caseload of the nation’s monetary capital rose to eight,74,780, whereas toll reached 16,394.

The slum-dominated Dharavi recorded 150 new circumstances on Friday, the best because the pandemic started, a senior official of the BMC stated.

This is the second day in a row that the densely populated locality reported 100-plus infections. During the second wave, Dharavi had reported 99 circumstances on 8 April, 2021.

The case tally of the realm rose to 7,776 on Friday. Of these, 6,771 individuals have recovered from the an infection, stated Kiran Dighavkar, assistant municipal commissioner of G-North ward.

Speaking to a Marathi information channel, Mumbai municipal commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal stated a brand new wave of the pandemic started from 21 December, 2021, when town recorded 327 new each day circumstances. Since then, circumstances have risen 6,313.14 %.

Chahal, nonetheless, maintained that there was no want for lockdown because the demise fee, mattress occupancy and medical oxygen demand had been low.


Chennai contributed the utmost circumstances (3,759) of the whole 8,981 contemporary infections reported in Tamil Nadu on Friday. Other districts together with Coimbatore (309), Vellore (223), Kancheepuram (185) additionally witnessed a pointy rise in circumstances.

Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu BJP president Okay Annamalai stated {that a} Pongal occasion, to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on 12 January has been deferred because of COVID-19 restrictions.

However, it’s not clear if an occasion in Virudhanagar, the place the PM will share stage with CM MK Stalin for the inauguration of 11 new medical schools within the state, will happen as deliberate.


The spike in circumstances in Karnataka was pushed by Bengaluru Urban which contributed 6,812 infections of the 8,449 circumstances reported within the state on Friday.

Other districts too reported contemporary circumstances, together with 219 in Mysuru, 211 in Dakshina Kannada, 72 in Udupi, 148 in Udupi, 129 in Mandya and 114 in Belagavi, 98 in Kolar, 96 in Tumakuru and 89 in Hassan.

Seven-day residence quarantine obligatory for worldwide arrivals: Centre

The Union Health Ministry in a notification on Friday stated that each one worldwide travellers might want to endure seven-day obligatory quarantine on arrival in India, even when they check destructive for COVID-19 on the airport.

They will then must undertake an RT-PCR check on the eighth day of arrival within the nation.

Over 150 crore vaccines administered to this point

The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India surpassed 150-crore mark on Friday.

Terming it a “historic achievement”, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya stated it may very well be attained solely due to the relentless onerous work of healthcare staff underneath the “able leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi”.

“When everyone makes efforts together then any goal can be achieved,” Mandaviya stated in a tweet in Hindi.

With inputs from businesses

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