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Andaman and Nicobar Islands Covid-19 tally rises to 4,450 with 9 new cases

At least nine more people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, raising the tally in the Union Territory to 4,450, a health department official said

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A health official takes a swab sample of a child who returned from Pakistan at a Covid-19 coronavirus testing centre in Srinagar
A health official takes a swab sample of a child in the wake of coronavirus pandemic

At least nine more people have

tested positive for COVID-19 in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, raising the tally in the Union Territory to 4,450, a health department official said on Monday.

Of the fresh cases, five were detected during contact tracing, while four have travel history, he said.

Fifteen more people were cured of the disease on Sunday, taking the total number of recoveries in the archipelago to 4,221, the official said.

The death toll remained at 60 in as no fresh fatality was reported in the past 24 hours, he said.

The Union Territory now has 169 active cases.

The Andaman and Nicobar administration has so far tested 98,812 samples for COVID-19, the official added.

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First Published: Mon, November 09 2020. 10:02 IST
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