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368 new cases of corona in Puducherry, six more patients died

The India Print 2020-08-19 16:36:52

Puducherry  On Wednesday , 368 new cases of Kovid-19 were reported in Puducherry , raising the total number of corona virus infected in this union territory to 8,762. Director of Health and Family Welfare S Mohan Kumar said in a release that six more patients, including a 26-year-old girl, died of infection, raising the death toll to 129. Most of these patients who lost their lives with infections also had other diseases and were between 26 and 80 years of age.

Out of a total of 8,762 cases, 3,321 patients are undergoing treatment and so far 5,312 patients have been discharged after recovery. The rate of infection of people is 29.80 percent, mortality and recovery rate are 1.47 percent and 60.63 percent respectively. Kumar said that so far a total of 58,325 samples have been tested for Kovid-19, out of which 48,158 reports have come negative while the rest of the samples are awaiting test report. He said that in the last 24 hours, 403 patients were discharged after recovery.