Sixteen of the deceased had no comorbidities. The age groups of the deceased were in the range of 28 and 87 years.
Rangasamy was admitted to the private hospital on May 9 after he tested positive for the virus here.
The restriction will come into effect from May 10 midnight and it will remain in force till May 2 midnight.
Lockdown orders were frequently coming out in different forms causing confusion among merchants, traders, fleet operators and others, he said at a virtual media interaction here.
There are however statements from a section of people alleging there was a shortage of beds and other amenities in the government hospitals, she said.
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The Health department Director said 176 patients were discharged during the last 24 hours from healthcare facilities.
Further, cinemas should have only 50 per cent of seating capacity, and religious and social functions should have restricted gatherings.
The 191 new cases of infection were identified at the end of examinations of 1,302 samples and they were spread over Puducherry 140, Karaikal 44, Yanam (one) and Mahe 6.