India maintains top global ranking with maximum COVID recoveries

New Delhi (NVI): India continues to occupy the top global position as the country with the maximum number of recoveries.

According to Union Health Ministry data, 53,285 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours. With this, the total number of coronavirus recoveries have crossed 75 lakh-mark and stands at 7,544,798 in the country.

Higher number of recoveries is also reflected in the continuous increase in the national recovery rate, which is at present 91.68 per cent.

Meanwhile, the active cases have sustained on the downslide. The total active cases in India stand at 5,61,908 and comprise of only 6.83 per cent of the total positive cases of the country.

Notably, in a span of just two months, the percentage of active cases have reduced by more than 3 times. On September 3, active cases were 21.16 per cent of the total cases.

Furthermore, India has demonstrated an exponential increase in the number of COVID-19 cumulative tests since January 2020. Expanded testing has led to early identification and appropriate treatment. It has crossed the landmark of 11 crore (11,07,43,103) total tests today.

The country’s testing capacities have multiplied manifold with 2,037 labs across the country and with collaborative efforts of the Centre and State/UT governments.

-CHK