With 4,529 new deaths, the nationwide tally has reached 283,248.
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the country's top research body, said that 2,008,296 people were tested on Tuesday. So far, more than 320 million samples have been tested for COVID-19 in the country.
Over the past day, 267,334 new cases were registered on Wednesday, which is below the 300,000 mark for the third consecutive day. The overall case-count has crossed 25.49 million.
At least 270 doctors have died nationwide in the latest wave of the pandemic, said the Indian Medical Association (IMA).