With 337,704 new cases registered in the last 24 hours, the COVID-19 tally in India rose to 38,903,731 on Saturday.
This is the third consecutive day when over three lakh daily cases were registered in more than eight months.
Besides, 488 deaths due to the virus were reported in the same period took the total death toll to 488,884.
According to the country’s health ministry data, there are still 2,113,365 active COVID-19 cases in the country.
A total of 36,301,482 people have been successfully cured and discharged from hospitals so far, out of which 242,676 were discharged in the last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, the country’s Omicron tally has reached 10,050 with an increase of 3.69 percent since Friday.