It achieved the feat in 85 days, whereas the US took 89 days and China 102 days, the health ministry said.
New Delhi residents will no longer be allowed on the streets past 10 p.m. India recorded more infections in the past week than any other country in the world.
India has the world’s third-highest number of cases after the US and Brazil
"Today's event signifies the close friendship between the people of India and Taiwan and their growing connections in various spheres," Gourangalal Das, director-general of the India-Taipei Association, said during a belated India National Day celebration.
A selfie booth for the newly-vaccinated.
To celebrate Holi, friends and families come together to have good food and smear colours on each other. Children wait for an entire year to fill balloons with water and play with their friends. However, this year, the celebrations are going to be a little different due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
Mr Nath's Hindustan Syringes & Medical Devices (HMD) is in huge demand now as countries try to ramp up vaccination against Covid-19.
“If we don't stop the growing pandemic right here, then a situation of a nationwide outbreak can get created,” Modi told a virtual conference of leaders of Indian states.