Highlights

  • India reported 2.35 lakh new Covid cases on January 29, 2022
  • A day earlier, the country had reported 2.51 lakh new cases
  • Daily positivity rate fell from 15.88% to 13.39% on Jan 29

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India's daily Covid count falls; 2.35 lakh new cases on Jan 29

On January 29, the daily positivity rate stood at 13.39%, down from 15.88% a day earlier.

India witnessed a further fall in its daily Covid count, amid the third wave of infections driven by the Omicron variant.

On January 29, the country reported over 2 lakh 35 thousand new cases, recorded in a span of 24 hours. A day earlier, this figure stood at 2.51 lakh.

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871 deaths were recorded in a day, as per reports. Meanwhile, over 3.35 lakh patients recovered in a day, taking the total recoveries to 3 crore, 83 lakh.

The daily positivity rate also witnessed a decline. Positivity rate refers to the proportion of positive results compared to the total number of tests conducted. On January 29, the daily positivity rate stood at 13.39%, down from 15.88% a day earlier.

The weekly positivity rate also fell, from 17.47% to 16.89%.

The total number of active cases in the country declined to 20.04 lakh. Meanwhile, the total number of vaccinations reached the 165.04 crore-mark.

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