Coronavirus India Live Updates: The number of total coronavirus cases in the country crossed the 22 lakh mark on Monday with 62,064 new cases, while the recoveries surged to over 15.35 lakh, the health ministry said. As many as 1,007 more people died of the virus, taking the death count to 44,386, the ministry said. There are 6,34,945 active cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), while the total count stands at 22,15,074, it said. The COVID-19 cases in the country have jumped from 10 lakh to 22 lakh in 24 days, an analysis of the health ministry data done by news agency PTI showed on Monday. India’s COVID-19 recoveries have reached a “historic peak” with the recovery of 15,35,743 patients that was possible because of the policy of “testing aggressively, tracking comprehensively and treating efficiently”, the Health Ministry said in a statement.
Here are the updates on coronavirus (COVID-19) cases:
US President Donald Trump today that India stands second in terms of coronavirus testing while no other country comes close to the United States.
According to Donald Trump, while the US has tested close to 65 million people for coronavirus, India would be second with 11 million tests.
“We have tested close to 65 million people and no country is even close to that number. India would be second at 11 million (tests) and they have 1.5 billion people. We have the number one testing in the world by far and also the highest quality tests,” Donald Trump told reporters.