The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,34,99,659, while the case fatality rate was 1.19 per cent.
The data released at 8 am also showed that 22 fatalities -- 20 of them from Kerala alone -- were reported in a 24-hour period, taking the cumulative death toll to 5,24,024.
An increase of 372 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload which now stands at 19,509, according to the data.
A reduction of 886 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The 33 new fatalities include 31 from Kerala and two from Delhi.