The country has also seen a decline in active cases, with the current active caseload standing at 85,680.
With 14,123 recoveries in the last 24 hours, the number of people, who have recovered from the disease so far, has been pushed to 4,23,38,673. The current recovery rate in the country has been recorded at 98.60%.
The daily positivity rate in India at present is 0.96%, while the weekly positivity rate is 1.06% now, as per ministry data.
Also, a total of 76.91 crore tests have been conducted so far across India, with 7,84,059 tests having been held in the last 24 hours, the government said.
As many as 1,77,79,92,977 vaccine doses have been administered so far in India under the nationwide vaccination drive, with 8,55,862 doses having been administered in the last 24 hours.