The total coronavirus cases mounted to 87,73,479 and the death toll climbed to 1,29,188 with the virus claiming 520 lives in a span of 24 hours in the country.
Globally, over 3.2 crore people have been infected with Covid-19, and the total number of deaths from the deadly virus now stands at over 9.80 lakh.
The Health Ministry further said that the five states of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu account for 62 per cent of the active cases in the country.
The recoveries have surged to 20,37,870 in the country, while there are 6,76,514 active cases of COVID-19, according to the data updated at 8 am.
A total of 3,09,712 patients have been cured of COVID-19 so far with 13,832 patients having recovered in the last 24 hours.
The state currently has 9,150 cases of which 3,391 are active cases, 5,618 discharges and 137 deaths.