ndia reported 67,208 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, taking the total number of infections to 2,97,00,313, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday.
Besides, the country also saw 2,330 deaths, pushing the total number of fatalities to 3,81,903. The death toll stands at 1.29 per cent.
On Wednesday, India had reported 62,224 cases and 2,542 deaths while 60,471 cases and 2,726 fatalities were recorded on Tuesday.
A total of 1,03,570 patients recuperated during the past 24 hours, pushing the number of recoveries to 2,84,91,670. With these new recoveries, recovery rate jumped from 95.80 per cent to 95.93 per cent.
Now, active caseload further declined to 8,26,740, the lowest after 71 days, shows the data.