Indias Covid-19 recovery rate reaches 58.67%

India's corona virus recovery rate has reached 58.67 per cent as the gap between recoveries and active cases stands at 1, 11,602, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). A total of 12,010 Covid-19 patients have been cured in the last 24 hours.

According to the Ministry on Monday, the total corona virus cases in the country stands at 5, 48,318 including 2, 10,120 active cases, 3, 21,723 cured/discharged/migrated and 16,475 deaths.

"The gap between recoveries and active cases is 1, 11,602 as of today. So far, as many as 3,21,722 patients have been cured of Covid-19. The recovery rate continues to steadily improve. It has reached 58.67% amongst COVID-19 patients today. During the last 24 hours, a total of 12,010 Covid-19 patients have been cured. Presently, there are 2, 10,120 active cases and all are under active medical supervision," said a release by MoHFW.

 The government on Monday allowed the export of personal protective equipment (PPE) medical coveralls with a monthly quota of 50 lakh. The exports were prohibited till now. “Boosting Make in India exports, Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) medical coveralls for COVID-19 have been allowed with a monthly export quota of 50 lakh,” said commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal in a tweet. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) amended the export policy “to the extent that PPE medical coveralls…are now restricted for exports”.