India’s COVID-19 tally reached 3,387,500 and deaths reached 61,529 on Friday, according to the latest data released by the Federal Health Ministry.
The South-Asian country recorded as many as 77,266 new COVID-19 cases and 1,057 deaths in the past 24 hours.
India is still the third highest-hit country with over 742,023 active cases, 2,583,948 have been successfully cured and discharged from various hospitals.
Till Thursday, a total of 39,477,848 samples had been tested, with 901,338 samples tested on Thursday alone.
Over the past several weeks, the country’s Federal Government has focused on ramping up samples testing.