“We have the largest number of COVID-19 recovered cases in the world and we stand second in terms of the number of tests conducted in any country. The COVID-19 recoveries have crossed 67 lakhs in India. We have conducted more than 9.6 crore COVID-19 tests in the country,” Bhushan said during a press conference on the present COVID-19 situation in the country.
India reported 46,791 new COVID-19 cases and 587 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases to 75,97,064, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).
According to MoHFW, the number of active cases stands at 7,48,538 while the number of cured/discharged/migrated people stands at 67,33,329. The death toll has reached 1,15,197.
India has the largest number of COVID-19 recovered cases in the world and it is ranked second in terms of the number of tests conducted in any country, Union health secretary, Rajesh Bhushan said on Tuesday.