Last week, the government made random coronavirus testing mandatory for two per cent of passengers arriving on each international flight.
Health Minister Mandaviya said that Covid was not over yet and that he has directed all concerned to be alert and strengthen surveillance, following a surge in infections in China.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.21 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 3.87 per cent, the Union health ministry said.
The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.54 per cent, the health ministry said.
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.
Meanwhile, the coronavirus positivity rate has decreased from 2.96 per cent to 2.74 per cent across Pakistan, according to the statistics issued by the National Institute of Health (NIH) on Sunday.
Mumbai on Tuesday recorded 506 fresh Covid cases, the highest daily count since February 6 this year, which raised the tally of infections to 10,65,802.
India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.
The active cases constitute 0.05 per cent of the total infections, while the country's COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.75 per cent.
The 100 crore doses target is expected to be achieved by October 18 or 19, he said while launching a coffee table book on Covid warriors.
With the country reeling under a second wave of the COVID pandemic, the Congress has questioned PM Modi for addressing poll rallies in Bengal while "ignoring his responsibilities".
Two contrasting scenes of shame hit India last week. One was people dying in Ahmedabad in numbers the crematoriums could not handle.
India is headed towards the fourth wave of the coronavirus, which could cause irreparable damage to its population and economy. It can only be stopped by public awareness, sacrifice and cooperation.