As many as 24,900 recoveries and 252 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry.
The total number of active cases stands at 2,68,581 while the total recoveries are at 98,07,569.
The total death toll has reached 1,48,153, according to the Health Ministry.
Kerala has reported 64,205 active cases while Maharashtra has reported 58,294 active cases.
Delhi has reported 6,297 active cases, 6,06,644 recoveries and 10,474 fatalities.
Meanwhile, a total of 16,98,01,749 samples tested for #COVID19 up to December 28. Of these, 9,83,695 samples were tested yesterday, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Tuesday.