India reports 95,880 COVID recoveries in a day

2020-09-19 at 14:33

India has overtaken the United States of America to record the highest COVID-19 recoveries in a day across the world.

According to the latest government data, a record 95,885 people recovered from the coronavirus in the last 24 hours taking the tally of total recoveries past 4.2 million.

India’s Covid tally breached 5.3 million mark with 93,337 new infections today.

The country also recorded 1,247 deaths linked to the virus with the total number of fatalities now at 85,619.

Globally, India is the second worst-hit country by the pandemic and accounts for almost 17 per cent of all cases in the world.

Globally, more than 30.6 million people have contracted the coronavirus since its outbreak in China’s Wuhan last year.