Puducherry CM Narayansamy, Ministers undergo tests for COVID-19

South India

Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayansamy, Assembly Speaker VP Sivakolundu, and his cabinet colleagues underwent tests for COVID-19, at the legislative assembly on Thursday.


A team of doctors of the Health Department collected samples from the Chief Minister and the others at a special camp on the Assembly premises.

Health Department sources said results of the tests after examination would be available on Friday.

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, so far the Union Territory has reported seven COVID-19 positive cases.

As per the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of coronavirus patients in the country has surged to 21,393. The total number of active cases in the country is 16,454. Meanwhile, 4,257 persons have been cured/discharged/migrated.

Meanwhile, with an increase of 41 deaths, the number of deaths in the country due to COVID-19 has risen to 681.

With inputs from ANI

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