The Union health ministry reports that India has overtaken America over coronavirus recoveries.
On Saturday, Indian Health Ministry has tweeted “India overtakes the USA to become No.1 in terms of global #COVID19 recoveries.India accounts for 19% of the global recoveries.
” Also, with 95,880 recoveries, India registered the highest ever single-day recoveries on Saturday.
The press release from the government states that more than 42 lakh (42,08,431) COVID patients recovered and discharged, raising the national recovery rate to nearly 100%.Of all, 60% of total recoveries reported from Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh.Maharashtra has the highest recovery rate in a single day on the chart with 23.0%, followed by Andhra Pradesh at 12.
Health Ministry, through the press release, said: “India has maintained a sustained path of reporting a very high number of recoveries.These are the result of focussed strategies leading to coordinated effective actions in the States/UTs.”
Explaining how India contributed to the global achievement, Health Ministry said: “Centre-led focussed, calibrated, responsive & effective measures of early identification through high & aggressive testing, prompt surveillance & tracking coupled with standardised high-quality clinical care have together resulted in this global achievement.”
Meanwhile, in India, 93,337 fresh Corona cases were recorded on Saturday, taking the total tally to 5.3 million.The death toll reached to 85, 619 when 1,247 fresh mortalities were reported on Saturday.