The country reported 54 deaths, taking the death toll to 5,24,157. The active case tally reached 19,494 with a rise of 143 such cases, the Union health ministry bulletin stated.
The current recovery rate in India stands at 98.74%, data showed.
With 2,986 recoveries in the last 24 hours, the total number of patients who have recuperated from the disease rose to 4,25,66,935.
While the daily positivity rate stands at 0.61%, the weekly positivity rate is 0.74% at present.
Meanwhile, 4,72,190 tests for Covid detection have been conducted in India in the last 24 hours. The government said a total of 84.19 crore tests have been held so far in the country.
As many as 190.67 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.