Puducherry coronavirus

COVID-19 effect: Not your usual FDFS as Pondy theatres reopen after seven months

Theatres have been permitted to open from October 15 based on the Central government's Unlock guidelines

published on : 16th October 2020

Covid-19: Puducherry clamps lockdown in 11 new containment zones

All Shops, establishments, individual units, and private offices would remain closed and no transportation except that permitted by the government will be allowed.

published on : 12th September 2020

COVID-19: Doorstep sampling of Puducherry's 'vulnerable' population to begin from September 5

Puducherry Health Minister said that teams will be constituted to visit every household and take census of people aged above 60 and children below 10 years and conduct covid testing on them.

published on : 4th September 2020

Puducherry records 363 COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths as restrictions in UT ease under 'Unlock 4'

As many as 2,587 COVID-19 patients are admitted to hospitals, while 2,264 are in home quarantine.  

published on : 1st September 2020

Puducherry health minister hints 'hard decisions' to follow as UT reports biggest single-day spike

Out of 2,616 persons undergoing treatment in hospitals, 2,274 are in Puducherry region, 161 in Karaikal GH, 181  in Yanam GH and four in Mahe.

published on : 12th August 2020

Puducherry reports 244 fresh COVID-19 cases, five deaths; tally rises to 4,862

Four of the victims suffered from other comorbities like diabetes and hypertension and the fifth victim was brought from Murungapakkam, was brought dead who later tested positive for the virus.

published on : 7th August 2020

Puducherry reports 139 fresh COVID-19 cases, death toll crosses 50

As many as 2,185  patients have been treated and discharged including 85 on Saturday.

published on : 1st August 2020

COVID-19: 68-year-old man succumbs as death toll rises to 30 in Puducherry, 91 new cases reported

Dr S Mohan Kumar, Director of Health and Family Welfare said the infection rate is 17.9 percent with 91 testing positive in a sample of 521 and the fatality rate is 1.4 percent.

published on : 21st July 2020

Covid cases in Puducherry cross 2000 mark

Releasing the information, Dr S Mohan Kumar, Director of Health and Family Welfare said that among the new cases, 82 cases are in Puducherry region and 11 in Karaikal region.

published on : 20th July 2020

COVID-19: Death toll surges to 28 in Puducherry with three more deaths in the last 24 hours

Presently 804 persons are undergoing treatment, of which 688 are in Puducherry region (398 at IGMCRI, 197 at JIPMER and 93 in COVID care centres).

published on : 18th July 2020

Puducherry COVID-19 death toll climbs to 25 with three fatalities in 24 hours, cases reach 1,832

Presently, 793 persons are undergoing treatment, of which 684 are in Puducherry, 74 in Karaikal, and 35 in Yanam.

published on : 17th July 2020

Nine-month-old succumbs to COVID-19 in Puducherry as death toll climbs to 22; tally at 1,743

Young children and elderly are highly vulnerable to the virus and should stay indoors, Dr Kumar added stating that people should avoid venturing out unneccesarily at a time like this.

published on : 16th July 2020

Coronavirus: Three more succumb as Puducherry reports 67 fresh cases, tally at 1,596

In all 889 patients have been discharged after recovery including 60 patients on Wednesday.

published on : 15th July 2020

Puducherry plans to enhance COVID-19 testing to 3,000 samples per lakh population as cases reach 1,531

As many as 63 fresh cases of COVID-19 were reported in Puducherry on Tuesday taking the total number of cases to 1,531.

published on : 14th July 2020

COVID-19: Puducherry Health Minister seeks MLAs' involvement to test people in 'vulnerable' areas

Presently, 2,149 samples per lakh population is being tested in Puducherry, 1,828 in Karaikal, 2,354 in Yanam and 2,560 in Mahe as compared to national average of 1, 505 samples per lakh population.

published on : 13th July 2020
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