Indian doctors on the results of tests conducted the day before revealed more than 45.8 thousand coronavirus cases. Thus the total number of infection cases in India exceeded 9 million people, according to the Ministry of Health.
India is the second-largest country in the world in terms of the number of people infected with the coronavirus. Most cases are in the United States, where the coronavirus has been detected in more than 11.7 million people.
According to the latest data, more than 8.4 million people in India have recovered from the coronavirus. According to the results of more than 1.1 million tests conducted during the day, doctors identified more than 44 thousand people who had overcome the disease.
For the first time in 47 days, the number of people who were diagnosed with active coronavirus exceeded the number of people who recovered during this period – according to doctors, more than 443 thousand people continue to be treated in hospitals and medical centers over the past day this figure has increased by 491 cases.
The number of deaths exceeded 132 thousand; 584 people died from the disease during the day.
As previously explained by a group of government experts, India will be able to defeat the coronavirus by the end of February next year if the country’s residents comply with all measures, wearing masks and maintaining social distance. Under these conditions, the total number of people infected with coronavirus in India by the end of the pandemic could reach 10.5 million, experts say.