This is the second day in a row India has reported the highest number of new coronavirus cases registered by a single country, according to John Hopkins University data.
As of Friday morning, India's total number of confirmed cases stands at 4.56 million. Out of the nation's total, about 943,480 are active cases. The total number of recovered patients is more than 3.5 million, the ministry said.
India's death toll from the virus is 76,271, according to the Health Ministry.
More than 54 million samples have been tested to date, the Indian Council of Medical Research said.