440 new Coronavirus positive cases,12 deaths reported in UT in last 24 hours

Puducherry, Sep 8 (UNI) As many as 440 more persons were tested positive for Coronavirus taking the total number of active cases to 4,831 and 12 patients died in the Union Territory since the last 24 hours.
According to the COVID 19 status released by the health department here on Tuesday, 369 new cases were reported in Puducherry region, 26 in Karaikal region,42 in Yanam region and three in Mahe region.
As many as 446 persons were discharged during the last 24 hours. Of them, 357 were from Puducherry region, 49 from Karaikal region, 32 from Yanam region and 8 from Mahe region.
As many as 12 patients–10 in Puducherry region and two in Yanam region–succumbed to the virus.
Presently ,1498 patients are being treated in Puducherry region, 63 in Karaikal region,181 in Yanam region and 33 in Mahe region.
Another 3,056 persons are being treated in home isolation in Puducherry, Karaikal and Yanam regions.
So far 17,749 persons were infected by the virus and of which 12,581 were treated and discharged, 337 died and 4,831 were being treated in hospitals and home isolation.


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