India registers 68,898 new coronavirus cases, total over 29 lakh

India's coronavirus case tally rose to 29,05,823 on Friday as it registered a spike of 68,898 cases, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. As many as 983 deaths were reported in the country, taking the toll to 54,849. Meanwhile, 62,282 recoveries were also reported, taking the total recovered coronavirus cases in the country to 21,58,946.