During the last 24 hours, 81,484 fresh positive cases and 1,095 deaths were reported in the country.
According to the federal health ministry, the constant increase in recoveries has ensured the reduction in actual caseload.
Officials said during the past 10 days in a row the active cases have been below the 1 million mark.
“Early identification through aggressive and wide-scale testing, prompt and effective treatment in hospitals and supervised home as well as facility isolation, have actively led to a high recovery rate in the country,” health officials said.
Currently, India’s case fatality rate (CFR) stands at 1.56 per cent.
With 6,394,068 cases of COVID-19, globally India is one of the worst-hit countries.