Puducherry, Sep 13 (UNI) As many as 388 more persons were tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and 15 died in the union territory in the last 24 hours. According to the release issued by the health department on Sunday, 291 new cases were reported in Puducherry region, 58 in Karaikal, 38 in Yanam and one in Mahe region. As many as 342 persons were discharged in the last 24 hours. Off these, 280 were from Puducherry region, 23 from Karaikal,32 from Yanam and 7 from Mahe region. All the 15 persons died in Puducherry region in the last 24 hours.
Presently ,1403 persons are being treated in Puducherry region, followed by 85 in Karaikal,188 in Yanam and 20 In Mahe region. Another 3160 positive cases are under home isolation in all the four regions of the union territory.
So far,19821 persons were infected by the virus of which 14580 were treated and discharged and 385 died, leaving 4856 active cases here.