Puducherry, Jun 4 : Nine more persons have tested positive for the Coronavirus in the Union Territory of Puducherry taking the total number of cases to 63, Minister for Health Malladi Krishna Rao said on Thursday. Talking to news persons here, the Minister also said three persons were discharged from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) as they had recovered and the total number of persons presently being treated in UT was 63.
Mr Rao said of the nine persons tested positive for COVID-19, six are security personnel in Jipmer, one working in the washing department at Jipmer, another a driver of a person infected by the virus earlier and a person who went to Cuddalore and returned. Eight of them were admitted to Jipmer and one at the government Medical College Hospital,the Minister said. (UNI)