According to data released on Friday by the Union Health Ministry, India added 3,377 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the overall number of cases to 4,30,72,176, with 17,801 active cases.
The death toll rose to 5,23,753 with 60 more deaths, according to figures updated at 8 a.m.
According to the government, active cases account for 0.04 percent of total infections, with a national COVID-19 recovery rate of 98.74 percent.
In the last 24 hours, the active COVID-19 caseload has grown by 821 cases.
On August 7, 2020, India’s COVID-19 tally surpassed 20 lakh, followed by 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5, and 50 lakh on September 16.
It exceeded the 60 lakh level on September 28, the 70 lakh mark on October 11, the 80 lakh mark on October 29, the 90 lakh mark on November 20, and the one-crore mark on December 19.
Last year, the country passed the two-crore mark on May 4 and the three-crore mark on June 23.