A record 95,880 coronavirus patients recovered in India in the last 24 hours, Health Ministry data showed on Saturday morning.
With this, over 42 lakh people in the country have recovered from COVID-19 till now, reports NDTV.
Meanwhile, 93,337 fresh infections were reported during the period as the total cases crossed 53 lakh.
According to the ministry data, India's recovery rate now stands at 79.28 per cent - the highest in the world.
India's Covid tally, the second highest in the world, stands at 5,308,014.
In the last 24 hours, the country recorded 1,247 deaths linked to the virus with the total number of fatalities now at 85,619.