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Centre decides to allow export of indigenous ventilators as Covid-19 fatality rate falls to 2.15%

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The high-level Group of Ministers (GOM) on Covid-19 has agreed to the health ministry's proposal to allow the export of indigenously made ventilators. The decision was taken as India continues to maintain a progressively declining low rate of fatality among Covid-19 patients, which currently stands at 2.15 per cent, "which means fewer numbers of active cases are on ventilators", the Union health ministry said in a statement.
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