The confirmed cases of coronavirus in India reached 604,641 as of Thursday.
Besides, the death toll from the virus infection reached 17,834, according to the latest data released by the federal health ministry of the country.
The ministry said 434 new deaths due to COVID-19, besides fresh 19,148 positive cases, were reported during the past 24 hours across the country, taking the number of deaths to 17,834 and the total cases to 604,641.
According to ministry officials, so far 359,860 people have been discharged from hospitals after showing improvement.
The number of active cases in the country right now is 226,947.
The country entered Unlock 2.0 phase on Wednesday, the guidelines of which continue to impose restrictions inside the COVID-19 Containment Zones. It has been decided that schools, colleges and coaching institutions will remain closed till July 31.