According to data released on Saturday by the Union health ministry, India recorded an increase of 425 new coronavirus infections in a single day, but the number of active cases fell to 5,259 from the previous day.
The data updated at 8 am showed that the death toll had grown to 5,31,859 with three fatalities, one of which Kerala reconciled.
The total number of COVID-19 cases was 4.49 crore.
According to the health ministry website, the national COVID-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 98.80%, and the active cases currently make up 0.01 percent of all infections.
The total number of patients who have recovered from the illness has increased to 4,44,52,223; the case fatality rate was 1.18 percent.
The website of the ministry reports that the country has already received 220.66 crore doses of the Covid vaccine as part of the ongoing national vaccination campaign.