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Coronavirus: India registers 71,365 new cases, 1,217 deaths

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The number of new cases was 5.57% higher than Tuesday's count 67,597 Covid cases. The World Health Organization's incident manager, Abdi Mahamud, also said that 130 million, or 13 lakh, coronavirus cases have been recorded since then.

In India, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya told the Rajya Sabha that the Omicron strain is the dominant variant in the country presently but the Covid-19 caseload is showing a sustained declining trend since January 21, reported PTI.