India recorded 817 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the fatality count to 3,98,454.
The country recorded 45,951 new coronavirus infections in a single day, pushing the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,03,62,848, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday.
The active number of Covid-19 cases in the country is 5,37,064 while 2,94,27,330 people have recovered from the virus so far.
So far, the world has reported 182,987,462 Covid-19 cases since the pandemic broke with 3,958,006 deaths. The US remains the worst-hit country, followed by India, Brazil, France and Russia.