India's daily COVID-19 tally has crossed 13,000 as the country reported 13,216 cases in the last 24 hours.

This is the first time in 113 days that India has recorded over 13,000 cases. In the same period, it also saw 23 new fatalities

Now, the overall COVID-19 cases in the country have increased to  4,32,83,793 on Saturday and the active caseload climbed to 68,108

The death toll increased to 5,24,840 with 23 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The active cases comprise 0.16 per cent of the total infections. The  national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.63 per cent

An increase of 5,045 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country so far  under the nationwide inoculation drive have exceeded 196 crores.