India on Friday reported 1,17,100 fresh coronavirus infections, the highest after 214 days, that pushed its caseload to 3,52,26,386, the data stated. The death toll climbed to 4,83,178 with 302 fatalities, the ministry said.
The country last reported over one lakh cases on June 7 last year when 1,00,636 infections were recorded.
The number of active cases stands at 3,71,363, comprising 1.05 per cent of the total infections, it said.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 7.74 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate stood at 4.54 per cent, according to the ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 34,37,18,45. The case fatality rate was recorded at 1.38 per cent, the ministry said.