India logs 3.47 lakh Covid infections, 703 deaths

India on Friday reported 3,47,254 fresh Covid cases and 703 deaths. The active cases and daily positivity rate in the country shot up to 20,18,825 and 17.94% respectively. As many as 9,692 Omicron cases were detected since Thursday, according to Union Health Ministry. 

The cumulative vaccine doses administered in the country have crossed the 160-crore mark. 94 per cent of India's adults have received the first dose of  vaccine, while 72 per cent are fully vaccinated, according to the government.