India on Friday reported 20,038 new Covid infections in the last 24 hours.
This is a marginal decline from 20,139 cases reported on Thursday.
During the same period, the country reported 47 Covid deaths, taking the nationwide death toll to 5,25,604.
The active caseload in the country presently stands at 1,39,073, accounting for 0.32 per cent of the country's total positive cases.
The recovery of 16,994 patients in the last 24 hours took the cumulative tally to 4,30,45,350. Consequently, India's recovery rate stands at 98.48 per cent.
As of Friday morning, India's Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 199.47 crores.