India's Covid-19 tally reached 8,462,080 on Saturday as 50,356 new cases were registered across the country in the past 24 hours, said latest data released by the federal health ministry.
With 577 deaths since Friday morning, the total death toll in the country due to the pandemic reached 125,562, according to the ministry's data.
Still there are 516,632 active Covid-19 cases in the country, while 7,819,886 people have been successfully cured and discharged from hospitals so far.
Indian Government's focus has been on ramping up Covid-19 testing facilities across the country.
Till Friday a total of 116,542,304 Covid-19 tests were conducted in the country, out of which 1,113,209 tests were conducted on Friday alone, revealed the data from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Saturday.