2 min read.Updated: 10 Jan 2022, 09:32 AM ISTLivemint
Of the 1.79 lakh new Covid cases, India reported 522 new cases of Omicron variant of coronavirus
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India logged 1,79,723 fresh Covid-19 cases on Monday, the most since late May, while the active cases increased to 7,23,619, according to the data updated at 8 am. With this, India's Covid-19 caseload has surged to 35.71 million. Of the 1.79 lakh new Covid cases, India reported 410 new cases of Omicron variant of coronavirus, taking the total tally of such infections to 4,033 across 27 states and UTs so far. Sikkim is the only Indian state that has not reported any case of the Omicron variant to date. As many as 146 people died due to the coronavirus infection in the past one day, taking the cumulative death toll to 4,83,936.