Puducherry adds 180 new Covid-19 cases, overall tally rises to

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42,539 Puducherry, Apr 5 (PTI) Puducherry recorded 180 fresh cases of coronavirus on Monday, pushing the overall tally to 42,539.

With no new deaths, toll from the virus remained at 684, according to a government release here.

The Puducherry region topped the daily additions with 344 fresh infections, followed by Karaikal (31), Yanam (3) and Mahe at two.

The number of active cases stood at 1,677 while 95 discharges on Monday pushed the total recoveries to 40,178, it said.

So far, over 6.82 lakh samples have been tested, the release added.

While the case fatality rate was 1.61 per cent, recovery rate stood at 94.45 per cent, it said.

Further, 80,629 people have been inoculated with the Covid-19 vaccine so far.PTI COR SA SS PTI PTI