India logged 13,166 new coronavirus infections, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,28,94,345, while the active cases declined to 1,34,235, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday.
The death toll climbed to 5,13,226 with 302 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The daily COVID-19 cases have remained less than one lakh for 19 consecutive days.
The active cases comprise 0.31 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has further improved to 98.49 per cent, the ministry said.
A reduction of 14,124 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.