Coronavirus: India’s total recoveries cross 50 lakh mark, says Health ministry

New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday said that India’s total COVID19 recoveries has crossed 50 lakh mark. The last 10 lakh recoveries were added in just 11 days.

Meanwhile, India continues to be the second worst-hit country in the world where the total number of coronavirus cases stands at 59,92,533 including 9,56,402 active cases, 49,41,628 cured, discharged, or migrated cases.

“India’s total recoveries cross the landmark milestone of 50 lakh. The rise from 1 lakh in June ’20 has been steep. The last 10 lakh recoveries were added in just 11 days,” said Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The ministry also informed that recovered cases have outpaced active cases by over five times.

“India has witnessed a very high level of more than 90,000 recoveries every day recently. Recovered cases have outpaced active cases by more than 5 times,” it said.

“The commendable feat has been achieved through enhanced medical infrastructure, implementation of the standard treatment protocol, full dedication and commitment of doctors, paramedics, and frontline workers,” the ministry said in a series of tweets.

The global count of the coronavirus cases has reached 32,925,668, according to the latest situation update from the US-based Johns Hopkins University.

The COVID-19 death toll is nearing to 1 million as the total number of positive cases includes 995,414 virus-related deaths. According to John Hopkins University, the global count of the coronavirus cases has reached 32,925,668. This includes 995,414 coronavirus-related deaths and 22,771,206 recoveries worldwide, Sputnik reported.

The United States continues to be the country with the highest single toll of confirmed cases and deaths, 7,093,285 and 204,606, respectively. Over 45,000 cases have been confirmed in the past day alone.

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