Two more test positive for COVID 19, tally rises to 7

Puducherry, Apr 10 () Two more people tested positivefor COVID-19 in Puducherry on Friday bringing the total activecases to seven in the union territory.

Director of Health and Family Welfare Services S MohanKumar said the two persons hailing from neighbouring Mookulamand Tiruvandarkoil villages had returned from the religiouscongregation held in March in Delhi.

Initially, a woman belonging to Mahe region, an enclaveof Puducherry in Kerala, who had returned from Saudi Arabiatested positive in March and was admitted to the governmentgeneral hospital there. She has since been discharged aftertreatment.

Now there are seven active cases in Puducherry (six) andMahe (one) and all these patients are under treatment in thegovernment hospitals.Advertisement

With the two patients from Moolakulam and Tiruvandarkoilnow testing positive, the government had cordoned off the twovillages and containment zone covering areas within three kmsfrom the villages had also been established, official sourcessaid. CORROH ROH

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