India, Sept. 19 -- India has recorded the highest number of recoveries from coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the world and has overtaken the US, which is the country with the highest number of cases. India currently accounts for 18.83% of the total global recoveries as compared to 18.77% recoveries from the US, according to the data provided by the union health ministry on Saturday.

The country accounts for 17.2% of the total cases that have been reported worldwide and increasing, with over 90,000 cases being recorded from India daily.

Followed by India and the US, Brazil has the highest number of recoveries accounting for 16.96% globally, the data shows. The top three countries are followed by Russia with 4.03% of global recoveries an...