India registered 2,11,298 fresh cases of COVID-19 and 3,847 casualties in the past 24 hours, according to the data updated by the Union Health Ministry on Thursday.
The fresh addition took the cumulative caseload to 2,73,69,093 while the death toll soared to 3,15,235.
The active caseload in the country is 24,19,907 comprising 8.84 per cent of the total infections while 2,46,33,951 people have recovered from disease so far amounting 90.01 per cent of recovery rate. The case fatality rate stands at 1.15 per cent.
Meanwhile, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that a total of 33,69,69,353 samples have been tested so far for coronavirus. Of this, 21,57,857 were tested in the past one day.
On the vaccination front, a total of 20,26,95,874 people have been vaccinated across the country till now with 18,85,805 administered in the last 24 hours.