82 new cases in the UT in 24 hrs

Puducherry, Oct 2 : 82 more persons were tested positive for Coronavirus Disease (COVID 19) in the last 24 hours taking the tally of infection in the union territory to 126513. For the third successive day,no deaths were reported and the death toll remained 1840.

According to the Covid 19 status for Saturday released by the health department, of the 5012 swab tests taken yesterday 82 tested positive for the virus.50 new cases were reported in Puducherry region,21 in Karaikal,three in yanam and eight in Mahe regions.106 persons were discharged in the alst 24 hours.73 of them were from Puducherry region,24 from Karaikal,three from yanam and six from Mahe regions.

Presently,78 persons are being treated in Puducherry region,19 in karaikal, five in Yanam and eight in Mahe regions.Another,657 positive cases are under home isolation in all the four regions of the union territory.

So far,126513 persons are infected by the virus of which 123906 were treated and discharged and 1840 died leaving 767 active cases here.

The test positivity rate in the UT is 1.64 percent,case fatality rate 1.45 percent and recovery rate 97.94 percent.

As many as 1015655 doses of Covid vaccine were so far administered to the health care workers ,frontline workers and the general public in the union territory.


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