As many as 559 more lives were lost due to the infectious disease and the total number of deaths has risen to 1,26,121.
The novel coronavirus has hit 84,11,724 people and claimed the lives of 1,24,985 people in India, as reported Friday morning.
India has registered 1,21,090 cumulative deaths and 73,73,375 recovered cases as per the latest updates.
A total of 49,881 new cases were detected as per the latest report on Thursday morning.
A surge of 74,442 new positive infections was recorded in the last 24 hours.
The total number of countrywide COVID-19 confirmed cases rose to 55,62,664, including 9,75,861 active cases as per latest updates by the Health Ministry on Tuesday.
The country recorded the highest single day spike of 90, 632 positive cases on Sunday morning.
The countrywide COVID-19 positive tally rose to 38,53,406 cases on Thursday morning, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry said.
While it may be too soon to say as India continued to report 10,000 new Covid-19 cases for the fifth day in a row, the countrywide tally in the past few days has been showing a downward curve.