India has logged 13,166 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours while the dip in active coronavirus cases in the country continued, too.
The new cases take the number of total confirmed coronavirus cases in the country to 4,28, 94, 295.
A total of 302 COVID-19 deaths were also registered, taking the official toll of fatalities due to the infectious disease to 5,13,226. Kerala, meanwhile, continued to report backlog deaths as part of its data reconciliation exercise and registered 160 backlog deaths.
The state also recorded the highest, 52, deaths in India in a day, followed by Maharashtra and Karnataka which reported 19 fatalities each.