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India’s total recoveries close to 50 lakhs: Health Ministry

A total of 92,043 people have recuperated from COVID-19 in a span of 24 hours, taking India’s total recoveries close to 50 lakhs and exceeding the active cases of coronavirus infection by 39,85,225, the Union Health Ministry said on Sunday.

The single-day recoveries on an average for the last few days have been more than 90,000, the ministry said underlining, “This high rate of daily recoveries has sustained India’s leading global position as the country with the maximum number of recovered cases.”

A total of 92,043 recoveries have been registered in a span of 24 hours in the country, while 88,600 new infections were recorded during the same period, according to the data updated at 8 a.m.

“Maintaining its upward trend, the national recovery rate presently has risen to 82.46%,” the ministry highlighted.

As many as 21 states and UTs have reported higher numbers of new recoveries than the new cases, the ministry said.– PTI