12 more test positive for COVID-19 in UT : Minister

12 more test positive for COVID-19 in UT : Minister

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Puducherry, Jun 10 : Health Minister Malladi Krishna Rao on Wednesday said that 12 more persons were tested positive for Coronavirus in the Union Territory. Talking to news persons here, the Minister said five persons were discharged from a hospital after treatment today and with this, the total number of patients still undergoing treatment in the hospitals stood at 84.

He said among the 12 persons tested positive, 8 were admitted to the Government Medical College and four to Jipmer. Presently 37 patients are being treated at the Government Medical College, 43 in Jipmer, 2 in Mahe Government Hospital and 2 in hospitals in Chennai, who are residents of Puducherry. About 145 persons were infected by the virus so far and of which 60 were discharged after treatment, 84 patients are being treated in hospitals and one died, the Minister said. (UNI)