The death toll climbed to 5,30,533 with one fatality being reported from Gujarat, the data updated at 8am stated.
The country had reported 354 cases on April 6, 2020.
The active cases declined to 7,918.
The number of people who have recovered from the infection surged to 4,41,27,724, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 per cent.
According to the health ministry, the active cases comprise 0.02 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate increased to 98.79 per cent.
According to the ministry’s website, 219.81 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.
-With agency inputs