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.
COVID-19 death toll in Tripura climbed to 36 on Friday.
The total number of recovered cases climbed to 9,52,743, taking the recovery rate to 64.24 per cent while the death toll rose to 33,425 with the report of 654 more deaths, pushing the fatality-rate to 2.25 per cent.
The nationwide total number of COVID-19 positive cases of 1,238,635 includes 4,26,122 active cases, 7,84,267 recovered cases and 29,890 deaths due to COVID-19.
So far, India has conducted 1,30,72,718 sample tests for Coronavirus, the second highest in the world.
As high as 28,179 new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from across the country since Monday.
The data updated Friday morning by the Health Ministry showed the daily COVID-19 cases increased by the highest ever 17,296 cases so far, taking the country’s total tally to 4,90,401.
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in the country reached 4,56,183 as of Wednesday morning.
Of the 242 COVID-19 cases, 165 patients have recovered and discharged, while three others have migrated to other states.