According to the Union Health Ministry, India recorded a total of 17,336 new COVID-19 cases on Friday.
This has taken the coronavirus infections to 4,33,62,294. According to the Health Ministry data, the number of active cases increased to 88,284 in the country.
India also reported 13 new Covid-related deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of fatalities to 5,24,954.
Now, the active cases comprise 0.19 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.60 per cent, the Health Ministry said. Active cases have increased by 4,294 in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 3.94 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 2.90 per cent, the ministry said.