The death toll climbed to 5,21,487 with 71 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The active cases comprise 0.03 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate remained at 98.76 per cent, the ministry said.
A reduction of 183 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded as 0.23 per cent and the weekly positivity rate as 0.22 per cent, according to the ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,24,97,567, while the case fatality rate was 1.21 per cent.
The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 185.04 crore.
Meanwhile, more than 185.79 crore (1,85,79,76,025) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far through Govt. of India (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category, and more than 15.70 crore (15,70,90,071) balance and unutilized Covid vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.