India has registered 75,829 confirmed coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, a day after the death toll passed 100,000.
The health ministry raised the country's confirmed total to more than 6.5 million on Sunday and said at least 101,782 people have died of Covid-19.
India is still registering the highest number of daily cases globally but, with the recovery rate at more than 83 per cent, the number of those cured has passed 5.5 million, the health ministry says.
India also has a low fatality rate of 1.56 per cent, which is nearly half the global one.
The health ministry credited increased testing in the country for a sustained low death rate - India has carried out nearly 79 million tests so far, according to official data.
The country is preparing to reopen cinemas and entertainment parks with limited capacity from October 15 in an effort to revive the economy.
Health experts warn the move has the potential for the virus to spread during the forthcoming religious festival and winter season.
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