Another 3,523 people succumbed to the infection in the past 24 hours, and the death toll rose to 211,853.
Currently, there are three million 268 thousand 710 active cases of Covid-19 in the country.
India also raised the number of patient recoveries to 15,684,406, according to official data.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, local laboratories analyzed more than 288 million samples for the presence of the virus.
The number of doses of vaccines against Covid-19 administered in the country amounts to almost 155 million, said the Health portfolio.
However, the daily vaccination rate dropped considerably in the second half of April compared to the first.
Covid-19 cases in India could peak next week, a government expert panel has warned.