419 new Coronavirus positive cases, five deaths reported in UT in 24 hrs

Puducherry, Sep 12 (UNI) As many as 419 more persons were tested positive for Coronavirus, taking the total number of active cases to 4,831 and five patients died in the Union Territory since the last 24 hours. According to the COVID-19 status released by the health department here on Saturday, 380 new cases were reported in Puducherry region,15 in Karaikal region and 24 in Yanam region.

As many as 455 persons were discharged in the last 24 hours. Of them, 388 were from Puducherry region,12 from Karaikal region, 45 from Yanam region and 10 from Mahe region.

All the five deaths were reported in Puducherry region.

Presently,1473 patients were being treated in Puducherry region, 94 in Karaikal region,182 in Yanam region and 27 in Mahe region. Another 3055 persons tested Coronavirus positive are being treated under home isolation in all the four regions of the UT.

So far, 19,439 persons were infected by the virus and of which 14,238 patients were treated and discharged, 370 died and 4,831 persons were being treated in hospitals and home isolation.


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