The Union Territory of Puducherry logged 640 new cases of Covid-19 today. 1138 persons cured and discharged from the hospitals. 12 persons died.
At present the active cases aggregated to 8270, including 1236 persons in hospitals and 7034 cases in home isolation. The test positivity rate is 6.95 % and the recovery rate increased to 90.93 %. The case fatality rate stands at 1.49 per cent.
Till date, 11 lakhs 3 thousand 837 persons tested, of which 9 lakhs 51 thousand 695 reported negative. So far, 2,83,729 persons, including 2 nd dose, administered vaccination in the UT. This includes 35,112 Health Care Workers, 22,413 front line staffs and 1,74,939 General Public.
Meanwhile the 100 % Vaccination drive in rural areas, has been intensified with the active participation of the elected representatives and Ilayankudi village in Karaikal district also declared as the 100% vaccinated village recently.