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Puducherry has no fresh Covid -19 cases for the third consecutive day

- March 15, 2022

Puducherry, March 15 (BPNS)

The Union Territory of Puducherry did not report any fresh Covid -19 cases on Monday for the third consecutive day. The state health department in a statement said that of the 43 samples tested for Covid -19 infection, none turned positive.

Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu also reported less than 100 fresh Covid cases on Monday with the state reporting 86 new positive cases.

Fourteen districts in the state did not report any fresh cases while nine districts have one fresh case each on Monday. Tamil Nadu did not report any deaths due to Covid -19 for the fourth consecutive day on Monday.

The cumulative number of Covid -19 cases in the state stood at 34.5 lakh while the number of deaths due to Covid -19 in the state was 38,024.

There are 1054 active Covid -19 cases in Tamil Nadu.

Of the 86 fresh cases, Chennai district reported the highest number of cases at 33, followed by Coimbatore with 13 cases. Chengalpattu reported 6 new cases. Kancheepuram reported four fresh cases while Vellore district had 3 new cases.

51275 people above the age of 15 were administered vaccine against Covid -19 on Monday at the Government centres across the state.