Puducherry, Jun 8 : Nine more people tested positive for the novel Coronavirus in the union territory on Monday, taking the total number to 79. According to the data released by the health department today, four patients were discharged today after treatment and the active number of cases being treated in hospitals here to 75.
Presently, 33 patients are there in the government medical college hospital,39 in Jipmer,one in Mahe GH and another one outside Puducherry i e,in Salem (Tamil Nadu). Of the 9 positive cases, six were admitted to the government medical college, two in Jipmer and one in Mahe Government hospital. So far 128 persons were infected by the virus of which 52 were treated and discharged leaving 75 active cases in hospitals. (UNI)