India's COVID-19 tally surpassed 21 million on Thursday as 412,262 new cases were registered across the country in the past 24 hours, said federal health ministry.
This is the second time this month that over 400,000 cases have been registered in a single day.
Besides, as many as 3,980 deaths, maximum so far, took place in the country since Wednesday morning, taking the total death toll to 230,168, added the health ministry.
There are still 3,566,398 active cases in the country, with an increase of 79,169 active cases through Wednesday. A total of 17,280,844 people have been cured and discharged from hospitals so far across the country.