India recorded 46,617 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 853 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours.
According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Friday, the country saw a total of 59,384 discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery to 2,95,48,302.
The total active cases of COVID-19 in India have now mounted to 5,09,637, the data showed.
The total death toll in the country is now at 4,00,312.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 41,42,51,520 samples have been tested up to July 01 for Covid-19. Of these 18,80,026 samples were tested on Thursday.
India’s cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 34 crore as per a report, the Union Health Ministry said.
According to the report, the total count was 34,00,76,232, it stated.
As the new phase of universalisation of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from June 21, several vaccine doses were also administered to the beneficiaries on Thursday.
Meanwhile, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has banned its citizens from traveling to several countries including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka in view of the COVID-19 pandemic situation.