The health authorities of India has reported 52,972 fresh cases in the last 24 hours on Monday, bringing the total cases to 1,803,695.
According to data released by the Health ministry, some 771 people have died during this period, taking the total deaths to 38,135.
A total of 1,186,203 people have been cured and discharged across the country so far, while 579,357 active cases are being treated in hospitals, report Xinhua.
India is focusing on ramping up testing of samples.
A total of 20,202,858 samples have been tested till Sunday, with 381,027 samples tested on Sunday alone.
Monday was the fifth consecutive day when more than 50,000 fresh cases were found in the country.
They included Home Minister Amit Shah, Governor of the southern state Tamil Nadu Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister of southern state Karnataka B.S. Yediyurappa, president of Uttar Pradesh unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Swatantra Dev Singh.
On Sunday, a female minister in northern state of Uttar Pradesh died of COVID-19. She was the first serving minister and fourth lawmaker across all states to die of COVID-19.
Meanwhile, as the country is witnessing a single-day spike of over 50,000 cases over the past five days, the situation has improved in the capital state of Delhi. Once the second most-affected state after Maharashtra, it now stands at eighth position in terms of single day spike in cases.