It contributes 19.5 per cent to the global recoveries, the ministry said.
Effective implementation of "Test, Track and Treat" approach has led to higher recoveries and lower fatality.
The total coronavirus cases mounted to 57,32,518 with 86,508 people testing positive in a day while the death toll climbed to 91,149 with 1,129 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours, the data updated at 8 am showed. Even though it crossed the 55 lakh-mark of total cases, it continued to show the highest recovery rate, Health Ministry data showed on Tuesday. However, the nation's recovery rate is also eye-catching, as 80 percent of infected Indians have survived coronavirus.
With more than 5.5 million cases, India is behind only the United States in the total number of confirmed infections and it has the third-highest number of deaths worldwide with almost 89,000.
With India recording the highest number of COVID-19 recoveries in the world, the government on Tuesday said that for the past four consecutive days the number of daily recovered cases surpassed the new infections reported per day.
Meanwhile, at least 6,62,79,462 COVID-19 samples have been tested up to September 22 of which 9,53,683 samples were tested yesterday, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.
With 75,809 new COVID-19 cases being reported, the overall figure reached 55,62,663.
The promising news emerges as India has witnessed an alarming increase of around 100,000 cases per day.
The health ministry stressed that more than 70 per cent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities. Also, 1,085 deaths due to Covid-19 have been registered in a day with 10 states and UTs - Maharashtra, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana and Chhattisgarh - accounting for 83 per cent of the new fatalities.