The new cases in the last 24 hours were identified at the end of the examination of 3,784 samples, Director of Health and Family Welfare S Mohan Kumar said in a release.
The overall tally of infections rose to 33,986 (after transfer of four cases to Tamil Nadu). While the Puducherry region accounted for 95 new cases, Mahe reported 36, followed by Karaikal (18) and Yanam (9).
He said that two people, including a 47-year-old woman succumbed to the virus during the last 24 hours pushing the death toll to 584. The fatality and recovery rates were 1.72 per cent and 86.59 per cent respectively.
The Health department Director said that 2.82 lakh samples had been tested so far.