This is for the first time in the last two months that the death tally has come down below the mark of 2,000. And it is the 11th consecutive day when India has reported less than one lakh new Covid cases.
On June 15, India recorded 60,461 cases, lowest since March 29.
The overall tally of Covid-19 cases in the country now stands at 2,97,62,793.
The active cases have come down below 10 lakh. The country has 7,98,656 active cases presently and has witnessed 3,83,490 deaths so far.
According to the Health Ministry, a total of 88,877 people have been discharged in the last 24 hours, taking the total discharge to 2,85,80,647 till date.
The Health Ministry said that a total of 26,89,60,399 people have been vaccinated so far in the country, including 32,59,003 who were administered vaccines in the last 24 hours.