Puducherry

Union Territory records 35 fresh COVID-19 cases, zero deaths

A child reacts while a health worker takes a swab sample for COVID-19 testing in Puducherry. File photo   | Photo Credit: The Hindu

The Union Territory recorded 35 new COVID-19 cases from 2,540 tests. No death related to the novel coronavirus has been reported during the last 24 hours, ending Saturday 10 a.m.

Of the total cases reported, 18 were from Puducherry region, eight each from Karaikal and Mahe and one from Yanam, data released by the Health Department said.

Currently, there are 326 active cases, including 269 under home isolation. The test positivity not stood at 1.38% and case fatality 1.45%.

The pandemic has so far affected 1,288,60 persons in the Union Territory. The number of vaccinations has reached the 12 lakh mark. As so on Saturday, 12,076,78 persons got the jab against the virus.


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