Puducherry adds 28 new Covid-19 cases, test positivity rate dips below 1%
The union territory of Puducherry added 28 new coronavirus cases and registered less than one per cent test positivity rate during the last 24 hours, a senior official of the Department of Health said on Monday.
The test positivity rate was 0.73 per cent and the number of fresh cases also declined to 28 taking the overall tally to 1,27,424, Director of the Health Department G Sriramulu said in a release.
The number of active cases in the union territory stood at 523 with 105 patients undergoing treatment in hospitals and the remaining 418 in home isolation, he added.
The Department has so far tested 18.72 lakh samples and found 15.88 lakh out of them to be negative.
As many as 90 patients recovered and were discharged during the last 24 hours ending 10 AM Monday pushing the overall recoveries to 1,25,051.
Sriramulu said the fatality and recovery rates were 1.45 per cent and 98.14 per cent respectively.
He said the department has so far administered 10,76,582 doses which comprised 7,12,534 first doses and 3,64,048 second doses.
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