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9 new Covid-19 cases push Andaman and Nicobar Islands tally to 4,536

Nine more people tested positive for Covid-19 in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, pushing the union territory's coronavirus caseload to 4,536, a health department official said

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Press Trust of India  |  Port Blair 

A health worker collects a nasal sample from a child for COVID-19 test during the total lockdown imposed by the state government due to surge in Covid-19 cases, in Patna on Monday. Photo: ANI
A health worker collects a nasal sample from a child for Covid-19 test

A health worker collects a nasal sample from a child for COVID-19 test during the total lockdown imposed by the state government due to surge in Covid-19 cases, in Patna on Monday. </p><p>Photo: ANI A health worker collects a nasal sample from a child for COVID-19 test during the total lockdown imposed by the state government due to surge in Covid-19 cases, in Patna on Monday. Photo: ANI

Nine more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, pushing the union territory's caseload to 4,536, a health department official said on Monday.

Of the nine new cases, five were detected during contact tracing, while four have travel history, the official said.

Fifteen more people recovered from the disease taking the total number of COVID-19 recoveries in the union territory of 4,330.

The archipelago now has 145 active COVID-19 cases, while 61 people have died of the infection so far, he said.

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First Published: Mon, November 16 2020. 11:48 IST
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