In yet another massive spike in COVID-19 cases in India, the country on Wednesday logged over 1.94 lakh new cases.  

India reported 1,94,720 cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday at a positivity rate of 11.05%.  

With the detection of the new cases, India’s COVID-19 active cases now comprise 2.65 per cent of the total infections tally. 

An increase of 1,33,873 active cases has been recorded in a span of 24 hours. 

There are a total of 9,55,319 active cases in India. 

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With India witnessing the third wave of the virus, cases have surged rapidly across the country.  

The union ministry of health and family welfare further informed that 442 new COVID-19 deaths were also recorded in the last 24 hours. 

Moreover, the national COVID-19 recovery rate decreased to 96.01 per cent. 

The number of Omicron also surged in India and now stands at 4868. 

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