New Delhi, 19 septembre
India has now overtaken the United States to become the first country in terms of recovery from Covid-19 with 42 08 431 landfills, against 53 08 014 cases in total. India now accounts for nearly 19% of global recoveries and the national cure rate has risen to 79.28%.
Today was also the first day in three months that new daily recoveries (95,880) exceeded new daily infections (93,337). The health ministry said 90% of the new cases recovered were from 16 states, including Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Kerala, Assam and Bihar and the five states most affected by Maharashtra, Andhra, Karnataka, l ‘UP and TN.
The government also looked at the availability of oxygen in 12 high load states.
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