Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit with a total of 15,64,615 cases including 41,196 deaths.
With a spike of 63,371 coronavirus cases and 895 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally reached 73,70,469 cases, the Union Health Ministry data said on Friday.
Out of these, 64,53,779 have been discharged, 8,04,528 are currently active while 1,12,161 lost the battle against the pandemic.
According to the Ministry, India continues to have one of the lowest deaths per million population globally, presently pegged at 80.
"Some states and UTs are performing better and reporting much lower deaths per million population than the national average," it said in a statement.
While the recovery rate stands at 87.56 per cent, the fatality rate is 1.52 per cent, the data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.
India's doubling time has sharply increased to 70.4 days. This indicates a substantial fall in the daily new cases and the consequent increase in time taken to double the total cases.
Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit with a total of 15,64,615 cases including 41,196 deaths; followed by Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi.
According to the data from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), India conducted 10,28,622 sample tests in a single day on Thursday, taking the total number of samples tested so far to 9,22,54,927.Indo-Asian News Service
Firefighters and 15 fire engines contained the fire to the intensive care unit at Shrey Hospital and it was extinguished in half an hour, fire officer Yusuf Khan said.
The United States now advises against travelling to India, even for those fully vaccinated, while Britain has added India to its "red list". Hong Kong and New Zealand have banned flights.
In its report Tuesday, the Health Ministry also listed 488 new fatalities from COVID-19 in the previous 24 hours, raising the overall death toll to 119,502.
In the video, which went viral on social media, a group of mourners were seen crying around a coffin carrying a man, who was about to be buried, but he suddenly moved.
Shibli said the Community Service is carried out by those who are penalised, in one of the approved bodies specified by the resolution, to benefit from the service, which includes voluntary work and serving the community.
Neha, who dreamt of being a policewoman, was killed after her family members, including uncles, aunts, grandfather and grandmother, assaulted her in the absence of her parents. The parents were shocked when they returned home.