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Coronavirus | 1 COVID-19 deaths, 19 new cases registered in Puducherry

The union territory on Saturday registered a COVID-19 death and 19 new cases.

A 72-year-old man from Pakkumudianpet succumbed to the virus at the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research.

The death toll now rises to 670.

Of the total new cases, 13 are from Puducherry region, four from Karaikal and the remaining two from Mahe.

On Saturday, there were 69 patients in government hospitals and 104 at home, according to data released by the health department.

New cases were discovered after an investigation of 1,322 persons. So far, 6,37,161 individuals were tested for novel coronaviruses in the union territory.

The case was fatal in Puducherry, now 1.68% and the recovery rate was 97.88%.

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