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Daily recoveries from COVID more than new infections reported per day

With India recording the highest number of COVID-19 recoveries in the world, the government on Tuesday said that for the past four consecutive days the number of daily recovered cases surpassed the new infections reported per day.

Addressing a press briefing, Union Health Ministry Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said India has the highest number of recovered cases in the world at 44,97,867.

“India’s COVID-19 cases share is 17.7% of global infections, while those who have recuperated are 19.5% of total recoveries in world. The daily recoveries from COVID-19 more than number of new infections reported per day since past four consecutive days,” he said.

While the U.S.’ COVID-19 cases share is 22.4% of global infections, those who have recuperated are 18.6% of total recoveries in world, the data presented by him showed. – PTI