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Recovery rate of COVID-19 in Bhutan at over 90 percent

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 12 Jul 2020 Print

Recovery rate of COVID-19 in Bhutan at over 90 percent

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Thimphu/Xinhua: Bhutan's Ministry of Health reported Monday that 76 of the country's total 82 positive COVID-19 patients have been declared recovered as of Sunday, pushing the recovery rate to over 90 percent.

This brings the total active COVID-19 positive cases in the country to just six. Bhutan has not seen a single death from COVID-19.

No positive case was recorded within the past 24 hours in the country, as per the ministry. On Friday two females returning from the Middle East have tested positive for the COVID-19.

The government has opened schools for classes X and XII students and those in colleges and institutes across the country since July 1. This was one of the initiatives to return to a new normal following two months of school closure, while the rest of the students are being given online lessons.

The ministry has been cautioning peoples, especially those living in southern belt, to practise physical distancing and other measures to stay safe.