Citing a WHO report, the Health Ministry said, the country’s cases per lakh population are 30.04 while the global average is more than triple at 114.67.
US has 671.24 cases per lakh population while the metric for Germany is 583.88, Spain is 526.22 and Brazil is 489.42.
This was revealed in the WHO Situation Report-153 dated 21 June.
The Health Ministry said, this low figure is a testimony to the graded, preemptive and proactive approach the Central Government along with the States and Union Territories took for the prevention, containment and management of COVID-19.
The Health Ministry said the recovery rate of COVID-19 patients has improved to 55.77 per cent in the country. So far, a total of 2,37,195 patients have been cured of COVID-19.