Decline registered in practically 2 months; 429 new instances in U.T.
The take a look at positivity rate got here right down to underneath 5% for the primary time in practically two months because the Union Territory registered 429 instances from 9,159 checks in opposition to 967 recoveries on Friday.
With 11 deaths reported, the cumulative toll rose to 1,668.
Puducherry recorded eight deaths and Karaikal three. The sufferers, together with seven girls, have been in the 33-83 age group, and 7 had no co-morbidities.
The region-wise cumulative deaths stood at 1,337 in Puducherry, adopted by Karaikal (200), Yanam (100) and Mahe (31).
Of the brand new instances, Puducherry accounted for 322 instances, adopted by Karaikal (83), Yanam (5) and Mahe (19).
The take a look at positivity rate was 4.68%, case fatality rate 1.49% and restoration rate 92.99%.
The energetic instances stood at 6,156, which included 942 sufferers in hospitals and 5,214 in residence isolation.
The cumulative caseload stood at 1,11,684 instances with 1,03,860 sufferers recovered up to now. Of an estimated 11.46 lakh checks carried out by the Health Department so far, over 9.86 lakh returned unfavorable.
Meanwhile, 247 healthcare employees, 21 frontline workers and 5,803 members of the general public took COVID-19 vaccines in the Union Territory on Friday.
The complete variety of individuals vaccinated in the Union Territory stood at 3,09,134, together with 35,940 healthcare employees, 22,590 frontline personnel and 1,98,607 members of the general public.