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No new Covid -19 cases in Puducherry for third straight day

- March 28, 2022

Puducherry, March 28(BPNS)

The Puducherry health department said that the  Union Territory reported no fresh Covid -19 cases during the 24 hours ending on Sunday.

This is the third consecutive day with zero new Covid cases in the Union Territory of Puducherry, the health department said.

Health department Director, G. Sriramalu said that 185 samples were tested during the past 24 hours and no fresh Covid -19 case was detected.

There were no new deaths also due to Covid -19 during the last twenty-four hours, the health department in the statement said. The total death toll due to Covid -19 in the Union territory stood at 1962.

The Puducherry health director in the statement said that there are four active cases and all are under home quarantine and added that the Test Positivity Rate is zero in the territory.

The health director also said that the department has so far tested, 22,22,747 samples across the UT since the advent of the Covid -19 pandemic and found that 18,72,402 samples were negative.

The territory has so far administered 16,31,669 Covid -19 vaccines which comprise 9,45,637 first dose of vaccination and 6,72,174 second doses. The Union Territory of Puducherry has also administered 13,858 booster doses of vaccine.