Pondy reports zero new COVID-19 cases, deaths

  • | Wednesday | 20th April, 2022

Puducherry, April 20 (PTI) Puducherry continued to report zero daily cases of COVID-19 as no new infection was detected in the union territory on Wednesday.The number of active cases also dropped to one as two of the three patients in home quarantine for last few days recovered.The overall case load remained 1,65,777 and total recoveries were 1,63,814.The Department of Health examined 312 samples during last twenty- four hours and found no fresh case.Director of Health G Sriramulu said in a release that the department has examined so far 22,32,187 samples and found 18,77,082 out of them to be negative.With no fresh fatality during last twenty-four hours the toll remained 1,962.Sriramulu noted that the test positivity rate was zero while fatality and recovery rates were 1.18 percent and 98.82 percent respectively.The Director said 16,65,970 doses were administered so far and they comprised 9,61,317 first doses, 6,86,532 second and 18,121 booster doses. PTI COR ROH ROH


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