Puducherry adds 42 new Covid-19 cases, overall tally rises to 1,27,521

  • | Wednesday | 20th October, 2021

Puducherry, Oct 20 (PTI) The union territory of Puducherry logged 42 fresh coronavirus cases during the last 24 hours taking the overall tally to 1,27,521, a senior official of Department of Health said on Wednesday. The new cases were identified at the end of the examination of 4,065 samples and were spread over Puducherry (34), Karaikal (three) and Mahe (five), the Health Department Director G Sriramulu said in a release. Yanam, an enclave in Andhra Pradesh, did not report any fresh case, he added. The number of active cases in the union territory stood at 461 with 94 patients in hospitals and the remaining 367 in home isolation, Sriramulu said. The Health department Director said no fresh fatality was reported from any of the four regions - Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahe and Yanam - during the last 24 hours ending 10 AM Wednesday and the toll remained at 1,852. He said 71 patients recovered and were discharged during the last 24 hours and the overall recoveries climbed to 1,25,208. Sriramulu said the test positivity rate was 1.03 per cent while fatality and recovery rates were 1.45 per cent and 98.19 per cent respectively. He said the department has so far tested 18.80 lakh samples and found 15.95 lakh out of them to be negative. The department has so far administered 10,84,545 doses of which 7,14,325 were first doses and remaining 3,70,220 were second doses. PTI Cor SS SS

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