A total of 73,272 COVID-19 cases were reported in India in 24 hours taking the overall tally to 69,79,423 cases on Saturday.
The nation further recorded 926 deaths in the last 24 hours.
Out of the total cases, 8,83,185 are currently active and 59,88,822 have been cured.
A total of 1,07,416 patients have lost the battle against the viral disease.
While the recovery rate is at 85.52 per cent, the fatality rate is 1.54 per cent, the Health Ministry data said.
The total percentage of active cases is now at 12.94 per cent.
Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit with a total of 15,06,018 cases, including 39,732 deaths.
Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi are ranked second, thirds, fourth, fifth, and sixth respectively.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) data, India conducted 11,64,018 sample tests on Friday.