The total number of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in India spiked to 52,952 while, 1,783 patients succumbed to the deadly infectious disease.
Of the total confirmed cases, there are a total of 35,902 active cases in the country so far.
The recovery rate stood at 29 per cent after 15,266 COVID-19 patients were cured and discharged, according to the latest data released by the Union Health Ministry.
The death toll in the country climbed to 1,783. India recorded 89 deaths in the last 24 hours, one of the highest since the coronavirus pandemic.
India has reported nearly 10,000 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last three days.